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Friday June 22, 2014 Energy Hog Challenge Don’t be an Energy Hog! learn how to conserve energy in your home! Community Name
The Kitchen Of all the places in your home, the fridge is a favorite hang out for Energy Hogs. It takes a lot of energy to keep your stove hot when cooking food. Using the microwave or a toaster oven can save energy! Energy Hog Hiding Places
The Bedroom Energy Hogs love to snack on old fashioned light bulbs because they waste SO MUCH energy! In fact, 90% of the energy that goes into the light bulb is wasted as heat - that’s why they are so hot to the touch!
Energy Hog Hiding Places The Bathroom Did you Know? The sink and shower use the most water in your home? It takes a lot of energy to heat up water for your home, so try not to waste hot water. Take 10 minute showers!
Energy Hog Scavenger Hunt Take the Energy Hog Challenge and find out if you have Energy Hogs (energy wasters) lurking in your home!
Energy Hog Hiding Places The Living Room Windows are easy access for Energy Hogs! All good HOG BUSTERS check their windows to see if they need to be weather-stripped or if any cracks need to be sealed up!
Important Words Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs (CFL’s) – CFL’s (squiggly lights) are four times more efficient and last up to ten times longer than regular bulbs. They come in different sizes and shapes and can be placed nearly anywhere a regular bulb is used. Electricity – The kind of power used for things that plug into the wall (like a toaster or TV). We make electricity by using coal, natural gas and oil. Energy Star® - A label that you find on things like your fridge and stove. It means that they use less energy and save money. Weather-Stripping – Something you can put around your windows and doors to keep air out.