Office of Student Life

Green Buckeyes

Energy Saving Tips

Energy Saving Tips:

  • Wash clothes in cold water instead of warm
  • Open the shades on the window during the day to utilize natural warmth and light
  • Take shorter or colder showers
  • Take the stairs instead of the elevator 
  • Close the shades at night to stop heat escaping
  • Put down rugs and wear layers in the winter
  • Turn off appliances and electronics while not in use
  • Purchase energy efficient appliances, coffee makers, printers, and computers
  • Use energy efficient light bulbs in the desk lamp and other lights 
  • Turn off lights and fans when not in use
  • Move the mini-fridge out from the wall just a smidge to help it run efficiently 
  • Use a lower setting on the tumble dryer