Green 'Tune-Up'

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GREEN 'Tune-Up'

Payback
Time in
Years:
Added
Cost:
Annual
SAVINGS
10 Year
SAVINGS
Return on
Investment
(ROI):

Programmable Thermostat

Why pay for heat and AC when you're not using it? One of the best ways to save money quickly and effortlessly is to install an ENERGY STAR® qualified thermostat that pays for itself in less than the first year.
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0.6 $115 $180 $1,800 156.5%

Standby Power Reduction

Why pay for power when you're not using your home electronics? Use power strips to cut off the energy, since many appliances consume 25% of their power when they are not even turned on.
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0.8 $20 $24 $240 120%

Compact Fluorescent Lighting

Why pay for conventional lighting that uses more power to create heat than light? Use 66% less energy with CFLs and they last 10 times longer than incandescent bulbs.
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0.8 $60 $80 $800 133.3%

Hot Water Heater 'Blanket'

Why let your water heater work harder than necessary to keep your water hot? Insulation blankets can save you 10% or more depending on the quality of your tank.
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0.8 $25 $30 $300 120%

Shower Heads

Why waste water when new technology regulates pressure and saves you money? High-Efficiency shower heads maintain shower comfort and save about 50% of the water required by conventional showers.
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0.9 $180 $200 $2,000 111.1%

Heating System Tune-up

Why let your furnace work harder than necessary to keep your family warm all winter. A professional tune-up pays for itself and prevents costly future expenses.
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1.1 $200 $180 $1,800 90%

Seal Duct Leaks

Why waste money with anything that leaks? Professional duct sealing saves you money on heating and cooling costs across the year.
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1.5 $450 $300 $3,000 66.7%

Dishwasher

Why not replace your old dishwasher. ENERGY STAR® qualified units use 25% less energy and save about 800 gallons of water per year.
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1.5 $20 $13 $130 65%

Water Filters

Why pay so much for bottled water over the course of each year? Home water filters give you great taste and healthier water for pennies a gallon.
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1.9 $200 $104 $1,040 52%

Water Efficient Toilets

Why waste water when new technology regulates suction and saves you money? High-Efficiency toilets maintain functionality and save your family between 8,000 and 20,000 gallons of water per year, per toilet.
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2.0 $50 $25 $250 50%

TOTAL SAVINGS and Average Payback / ROI

Payback
Time in
Years:
Added
Cost:
Annual
SAVINGS
10 Year
SAVINGS
Return on
Investment
(ROI):
  1.2 $1,320 $1,136 $11,360 96.5%
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