On Tuesday, Elizabeth wrote about purchasing energy-efficient appliances. New appliances can be a fairly large investment upfront, but can help you save over the life of the product. The Stay Cool, Save Money site and Energy Savers site both offer many ideas for larger investments that can help you save energy and money in the long term.
What large purchases or improvements have you made to save energy?
Each Thursday, you have the chance to share your thoughts on a topic related to energy efficiency or renewable energy for consumers. E-mail your responses to the Energy Saver team at firstname.lastname@example.org.