1. Changing the lights bulbs in the house from
incandescent to CFL is a simple switch that doesn't
drastically change your life style. CFL lights use 75
percent less energy than incandescent lights and
also don't use as much wattage as incandescent
lights to create the same amount of light.
2. Sparingly using the thermostat can
help as well. If we only use what we
need to maybe just keep the pipes from
freezing, and put on a sweater in winter,
or spend time outside in summer, we
would reduce our energy use.
3. Close Windows and doors to make sure
Thermostat temperature actually circulates
around the house instead of just going ou
1. Using more of public transportation reduces
your EF because since public transportation
allows more people to travel using the same
amount of energy. it also allows oppurtunities to
socialise. We can save over 1000 liters by taking
public transport instead of cars.
2. Walking and biking to more
places not only is better for you, but
also releases no emissions which is
healthy for the planet and lowers
3. When i'm taking a plane trip, if it is a short
flight across a state, make ita road trip instead.
that way you save energy and get to spend time
with friends and family.
Eating More locally grown foods instead
of foods from other countries save
energy on transporting the food from
one place to another.
Eating Less Fast food can save
energy on transporting foods as well.
Going even just one meal a day without meat can
reduce your EF because not only do you save energy on
transporting the meat, you save energy since you don't
have to cook or prepare it.