• Jack knows that we need to take care of our planet and save energy. Check out his tips below:

    1. Flip the Switch: Lighting a room you aren’t in wastes energy and money. Turn the lights off when you leave rooms.
    2. Unplug It: Unplug electronics and appliances when they aren’t in use. Even if you aren’t using them, they are still using energy.
    3. Shine Some Light: Replace a regular light bulb with an energy-efficient bulb and save energy and money.
    4. Check Your Windows: If it’s hot and the sun is shining in your window, close your curtain. If it’s cold, open your curtain and let the sun warm you up.
    5. Shorten Your Showers: Shower for one less minute per day to save $35 per year in water heating costs.
    6. Spread the Word: Check out our Instagram page at Instagram.com/vaenergysense and mention one of your friends in the comments of our post!
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    FREE FOR TEACHERS

    Get your students energized about responsible energy use! In partnership with the Virginia Department of Education, we’ve created fun, multi-day, SOL-compliant lesson plans to help you teach your students how to understand and conserve energy! They’re classroom-ready and free to use!