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
Ninety percent of the energy it takes to wash clothes is used to heat water. If you wash in cold water, you could save $40 per year if you have an electric water heater and $30 annually if you have one powered by natural gas.