Older natural gas equipment such as dryers, furnaces and water heaters can use significantly more energy than today's ENERGY STAR® models. When it's time to replace, look for the ENERGY STAR label and be sure to keep it all well maintained.
- Skill level: Basic
- It's easy to choose energy-efficient, money-saving appliances. Just look for the ENERGY STAR label when shopping.
- Cost range: $400+
- While some appliances may cost more initially than less-efficient products, they can often pay for themselves with lifetime savings on your energy bill.
- Savings: 10%-50% more energy-efficient
- ENERGY STAR certified appliances use natural gas more efficiently, which saves you money every time you use them.