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Green Power Switch News

Vol. 5, No. 4 — Winter 2006


Test Your Energy IQ

Heating and cooling your home accounts for about half of your energy use. Ever wonder how the other half is used? Rank these common household appliances according to their energy consumption—highest to lowest. The answers are below.

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Find out where the other half of your energy is used by accessing the online comparison tool at Compare energy use, costs, potential savings, and paybacks for replacing your existing heating and air conditioning system, water heater, or lighting. Learning to save has never been easier!


Click and drag the text in the box to highlight and see the answers.

1. Water heater
2. Refrigerator
3. Television
4. Incandescent light bulb
5. Ceiling fan
6. Compact fluorescent light bulb


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