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"Moderation is the center wherein all philosophies, both human and divine, meet.”
-Benjamin Disraeli

Don’t preheat your oven if you are roasting or broiling food. Preheating is unnecessary in these instances, and is a waste of energy.

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When cooking, reduce your oven’s temperature by 25 degrees when using ceramic or glass pans, while cooking for the same amount of time.

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Let hot food cool before storing it in the fridge or freezer to reduce the energy used in cooling.

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Use the “soak” or “prewash” dishwasher settings sparingly, as they use extra energy and water.

Wash your clothes in cold water to reduce your heating bill.

Buy a drying machine with a moisture sensor to make sure that you don’t over dry your clothes, wasting time spent on laundry and energy.

Ensure that your wall ceilings are properly insulated, trapping heat and saving you money on your energy bill.

Look for the ENERGY STAR label when buying windows or doors to ensure that the products are energy efficient.

Use a plastic window kit to cut drafts and seal in heat, saving you money on your energy bill.

Install storm windows to ensure that your home’s heat is sealed in.

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