Purchase ENERGY STAR® certified appliances

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.