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Energy Saving Tips - Kitchen

  1. Use your refrigerator's anti-sweat feature only if necessary.
  2. Switch your refrigerator's power-saver to "ON," if available.
  3. Clean refrigerator coils annually.
  4. Set the refrigerator temperature to 34º - 37ºF and freezer temperature to 0º - 5ºF.
  5. Ensure gaskets around door seal tightly.
  6. Unplug unused refrigerators or freezers.
  7. Use microwave for cooking when possible.
  8. When cooking on the oven range, use pot lids to help food cook faster.
  9. If you are heating water, use hot tap water instead of cold.
  10. Remember to use the kitchen exhaust fan when cooking and turn it off after cooking.
  11. Use a Crockpot instead of simmering foods on the stove.
  12. Rinse dirty dishes with cold water before putting them into the dishwasher.
  13. Use cold water for garbage disposal.
  14. Only run dishwasher when fully loaded.
  15. Use air-dry cycle instead of heat-dry cycle to dry dishes.