The dust could be reducing the light output by 50%.
Turn off your car if you are stopping for more than 30 seconds.
List activities that your family enjoys that don’t need electricity. Choose a few for your Sabbath Day.
A way to make them more efficient: use longer drying times on the heat lowest setting, use the maximum spin cycle on the washer or consider air-drying your clothes.
Check the thermostat in your refrigerator to ensure your food doesn’t spoil. The ideal temperature is at or slightly below 40 degrees. A good place for foods that won’t easily spoil is in the door. It’s the warmest section.
To find energy-efficient products that are certified by EPA’s Energy Star program go to The site is a good resource for efficient products, information on rebates, and tips on other ways to save energy. .
Keep in mind when you’re reading the list of ingredients in personal care products that fragrance is the main ingredient associated with allergic reactions. Best to choose non-synthetic fragrances from plant essential oils.
The Leaping Bunny logo on labels means the product is certified as being free of animal testing.
Set your water heater between “low” & “medium” (110-120 F); each 10-degree reduction saves 35% on water heating bills.
Check out ASAP (Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project) to find local food at the farmer’s markets in our area.