How many blues musicians does it take to replace an inefficient light bulb with an energy-efficient one?
Five: One to replace the light bulb, and four to play sad songs about how the old, inefficient bulbs went away, and maybe they weren’t so bad after all.
Energy Efficiency Tip
Check your water heater thermostat. Many manufacturers set thermostats to 140 degrees, although most households only need a setting of 120 degrees. Each 10 degree drop in water temperature can save you between 3 and 5 percent in energy costs.