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What Can I Do To Save Energy?

  Saving energy means decreasing the amount of energy used while achieving a similar outcome of end use. Using less energy has lots of benefits – you can save money and help the environment. Generating energy requires precious natural resources, for instance coal, oil or gas. Therefore, using less energy helps us to preserve these resources and make them last longer in…

What Is Energy Efficiency?

Energy efficiency is “using less energy to provide the same service”.  There are other definitions, but this is a good operational one.  The best way to understand this idea is through examples: When you replace a single pane window in your house with an energy-efficient one, the new window prevents heat from escaping in the winter, so you save energy by using…