Innsbrook Green Tips

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  • Unplug it
    • Unplug your chargers (PDAs, cell phones, digital cameras, etc.)
      when not in use.
    • Use power strips to switch off television, stereos, etc.  when not in use.
  • Use Computers Efficiently
    • Enable the “sleep mode” feature on your computer, allowing it to use less power during periods of inactivity.
    • Configure your computer to “hibernate” automatically after 30 minutes or so of inactivity.
    • Log off & shut down at the end of the day.
  • Take Control of the Temperature
    • During the summer, raise your thermostat to 78 degrees or more.
    • During the winter, set your thermostat to 68 degrees or less.
    • Check and clean filters
    • Cleaning and replacing a/c filters often allows the system to run more efficiently.
  • Use Appliances Efficiently
    • Don’t preheat or “peek” inside the oven more than necessary.
    • Wash only full loads in the dishwasher.
    • Set the appropriate water level for the size of each load in the clothes washer.
    • Clean the lint filter in the dryer after each use.
    • Turn off the Lights
  • Do you have a green tip or story?