#1: Change your lightbulbs
You can even save on the cost of the light bulbs themselves by using coupons from Save On Energy's website. The light bulb coupons range from $3 to $8 each, which really adds up when you're replacing all the bulbs throughout your home.
#2: Get a programmable thermostat
Set it and forget it! Not only are programmable thermostats more convenient than the antiquated manual thermostats of yesterday, they also help you save money over time. Plus you can take $10 off the cost of purchasing one when you use a coupon. Download your programmable thermostat coupon from Save on Energy's website here: $10 Off Baseboard Programmable Thermostats.
#3: Install ceiling fans
#4: Use timers and motion sensors
There's always at least one family member who constantly leaves all the lights on in the house. Rather than reminding them to turn things off until you're blue in the face, save your energy by installing motion sensors and timers throughout your home.
#5: String up a clothes line
#6: Choose ENERGY STAR® products
If you're looking for high-efficiency products, look for the ENERGY STAR® symbol - the official mark of energy efficient products in Canada.
#7: Plan for off-peak hours
#8: Be aware of phantom power
#9: Check for drafty windows and doors
#10: Invest in an energy audit