Tip of the Month: Laundry

Did you know that 90 percent of the energy used to operate a washing machine comes from using hot water? A simple switch from hot to cold can save energy and money. Also, consider air drying or line drying to save even more on your energy bill.  Source: U.S. Department of Energy.
Water heating and appliances can amount to be around 20% of monthly energy usage. Making simple changes in the laundry room and using ENERGY STAR appliances in the kitchen can make big savings.