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Time to See the Light! Or at least some good lighting options.

Cut your lamp's energy use by 90% by just changing the bulb.
Watts, Lumens, Kelvin Scale... the right choice can cut energy per bulb by 90%, but what does it all mean?? Click here for a helpful guide from Energy Star.

Quick Tips for Saving Energy at Home while on Vacation

Leaving town for a few days? Give your appliances and your wallet a break too!

News and Notes

Is Your Mini-Fridge Cool?

Personal refrigerators can consume as much energy (and cost) as full size refrigerators. Run through this easy checklist to make sure your mini fridge is cool.

The Friendly Closed Door

green door
Keeping doors closed between conditioned and non-conditioned spaces is good for the environment, the budget, and your comfort. Download a friendly closed door sign here.

Slow-Motion Sensors

Motion sensor lights seem like a great way to save energy. And they can be. But they can also create a lot of waste. Surprised? Read on.

Mighty “Might” and the New Polite

Energy Information and Tips for Washington and Lee University Faculty and Staff
Civility, Consideration, I'd like you to meet Conservation

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About Energy Education

The Energy Education Program (EEP) is a key component in Washington and Lee's continuing efforts on sustainability. Developed in partnership with Energy Education Inc. of Dallas, Tex., the program reduces campus energy consumption through comprehensive behavioral change among our university community.

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