Did You Know? Appliances can account for about 12 percent* of your home’s energy costs, so upgrading to energy-efficient appliances can help save you money on energy bills month after month. Start saving energy today by upgrading to ENERGY STAR® certified appliances, and make your home more energy efficient.
An older refrigerator uses nearly twice as much energy as a new ENERGY STAR refrigerator.
You can save more than $270 over the next five years and reduce your carbon footprint by 3,600 pounds when replacing an older refrigerator with one that's earned the ENERGY STAR.
On average, a new ENERGY STAR certified clothes washer uses 280 kWh of electricity and can save you about $45 a year on your utility bills compared to a standard model.
ENERGY STAR certified dryers use 20 percent less energy than conventional models using innovative energy-saving technologies. By replacing your old clothes dryer with an ENERGY STAR certified model, you can save $245 in energy bills over the life of the product.
If your freezer is at least 15 years old, replacing with an ENERGY STAR model could save you $175 over the next 5 years.
ENERGY STAR certified room air purifiers are 40% more energy-efficient than standard models, saving consumers about 225 kWh/year and $30 annually on utility bills. These savings could add up to $220 over its lifetime!
ENERGY STAR certified room air conditioners use 10 percent less energy and, on average, cost less than $70 per year to run.
Take advantage of more energy-saving programs from Potomac Edison! Click here to download a comprehensive list of Residential Energy Efficiency Programs and available rebates.