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Household Energy Facts

  • Taking a shower uses 5 times less energy than if you took a full bath
  • Spending 10 minutes less in the shower will save the equivalent of 9.5 microwave dinners
  • Avoiding one tumble dryer load and hanging out your clothes to dry naturally will save you enough energy to take 2 showers. 
  • For the same energy usage, you can watch more than 3 times as many DVDs as videos (VHS).
  • A typical vending machine uses approximately the same amount of energy as 12 regular fridges over the course of the day. 

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