Changing the way you go about everyday household chores can have a significant impact on how much energy you use in your home. Here are some tips to help you save:

  • Use a slow cooker instead of a conventional oven to prepare meals.
  • Limit the number of times you open and close the refrigerator door.
  • Don’t prerinse dishes when filling the dishwasher.
  • Only wash full loads of clothes and use cold water.
  • Be careful not to overload the dryer since it will take longer to dry clothes.
  • Clean the lint filter on your dryer regularly.
  • Use a clothes line, rather than the dryer, to dry clothes.

Watch the video above to find out more.

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Danny Lipford


Danny Lipford is a home improvement expert and television personality who started his remodeling business, Lipford Construction, at the age of 21 in Mobile, Alabama. He gained national recognition as the host of the nationally syndicated television show, Today's Homeowner with Danny Lipford, which started as a small cable show in Mobile. Danny's expertise in home improvement has also led him to be a contributor to popular magazines and websites and the go-to source for advice on everything related to the home. He has made over 200 national television appearances and served as the home improvement expert for CBS's The Early Show and The Weather Channel for over a decade. Danny is also the founder of 3 Echoes Content Studio,, and Checking In With Chelsea, a décor and lifestyle blog.

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