Replace common light bulbs and fluorescent lamps with high efficiency light bulbs. These light bulbs project the same level of illumination; they last 10 times as much and consume 4 times less electricity than common ones.
For the refrigerator
Place your refrigerator as far as possible from heat sources, like ovens, heaters, and windows through which the sun enters the kitchen.
Do not immediately store food that is still hot in the refrigerator; wait until it naturally cools down.
Avoid evaporation and bad odor by covering all liquids stored
Defrost the refrigerator regularly
Make sure that TVs, DVDs, VHSs, sound systems, and video game consoles are turned off when no one is using them.
Avoid washing clothes in small batches instead try to load your washing machine to its maximum limit. This way you reduce the number of times you use the washing machines in a week.
Iron as much pieces as possible each time you use the iron.
When you start ironing, start with the smoothest clothing first since they require less heat; leave the heavy clothes for last since they require the most heat.
Never leave the iron connected unnecessarily
Microwave and Oven
Always keep them clean, free of residue, this way they last more and consume less electricity.
Try utilizing them at adequate heating temperatures in order to avoid consuming unnecessary additional electivity.
Interior House Painting
Paint your house interior, roof and walls, with clear colors, this provides for better illumination.
Use window covers that are clear, this way allowing the natural flow of light into the rooms.
If for decorative purposes you are unable to replace inefficient light bulbs, try installing dimmers in your home, which will allow you to regulate the illumination level and save electricity.
Verify that your electrical system has no leaks, for example, pealing cables that are making contact with house structures.
Close doors and windows when using your air conditioner
Clean you AC filter at least once a month.
When leaving a room turn you AC off.
Buy the adequate air conditioner for the desired room based on the size of the room and power of the air conditioner.