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Amp Up Your Energy IQ

AMP UP YOUR ENERGY IQ Save it! Energy and money, that is. We work hard to waste it consistently in our daily lives, in ways we may or may not notice until we receive those hefty utility bills. But with just a few, small changes, the world-and your wallet-will thank you. CONSUMPTION $241 BILLION WORLD'S TOP 12 ECONOMIES RANKED BY ENERGY EFFICIENCY ON A SCALE OF 1-100 That's how much consumers spend each year on energy for home use. About 1 in 5 of the nation's energy dollars are spent in homes. Energy UNITED KINGDOM 67 efficiency improvements could cut this number by well over half. GERMANY 66 ITALY 63 113 MILLION JAPAN 62 FRANCE 60 AMERICAN RESIDENCES COLLECTIVELY USE 22% OF THE COUNTRY'S EU, AUSTRALIA & CHINA 56 UNITED STATES 47 BRAZIL 41 ENERGY CANADA 37 RUSSIA 36 DISTRIBUTION HOW ENERGY IS AVERAGE OPERATING COSTS OF ELECTRIC APPLIANCES PER YEAR USED IN U.S. HOMES HAIR DRYERI $3 HEATING & A/C х 5* VIDEO GAME SYSTEM $4 WATER HEATER REFRIGERATOR 12% TOASTER OVEN $5 LIGHTS COFFEE MAKER $6 COMPUTERS 60% 16% LAPTOP COMPUTER $7 DVD PLAYER $8 CEILING FAN $8 CLOTHES WASHER $10 HOUSEHOLD HEATING SYSTEM FUEL TYPES DISHWASHER $12 4% 3% MICROWAVE $13 NATURAL GAS TV (DIGITAL, HD <40") $29 ELECTRICITY 11% FUEL OIL DESKTOP COMPUTER $23 LIQUID PETROLEUM 57% REFRIGERATOR/FREEZER $63 GAS 25% OTHER POOL PUMP $76 CLOTHES DRYER $96 WATER HEATER (FAMILY OF 2) $224 CONSERVATION TIPS FOR SAVING ENERGY IN YOUR HOME You can save as much as 10% a Place the faucet lever on the Don't keep your refrigerator or year on heating and cooling by kitchen sink in the cold position freezer too cold. Recommended simply turning your thermostat when using small amounts of temperatures are 37°-40°F for back 7°-10°F, from your normal water; placing the lever in the the fresh food compartment and setting, for 8 hours a day. hot position draws hot water 5°F for the freezer. For long term even though it may never reach storage, keep the freezer at 0°. the faucet. Dimming your lights by 25% Consider buying a laptop for Carefully plan your landscaping. reduces electricity consumption your next computer upgrade; Well-positioned trees can save by 20% and it quadruples the laptops use much less energy up to 25% of the energy a life of your bulbs. than desktop computers. typical household uses. Sources: US Department of Energy Buldngs Energy Data Book 2010 American Cmnci for an inrov. Emcknt Economy Control4 The Energy Conservation Enhancement Proiect aLSU 2013 Control4 Corporation. Al rights reserved Control4 the Control4 logo, and the 4-ball logo, are rogistered trademarks or trademarks of Control4 Corporation in the Lhitod States and/or other countries Al spacinications subject to change without notice

Amp Up Your Energy IQ

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Save it! Energy and money, that is. We work hard to waste it consistently in our daily lives, in ways we may or may not notice until we receive those hefty utility bills. But with just a few, small ch...

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