Office of the Governor  
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-- Bringing new ideas on renewable energy and energy efficiency to the Virgin Islands 
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Energy Office
4101 Estate Mars Hill
Frederiksted, VI, 00840
Telephone 340.713.8436
Fax 340.772.0063


St. Thomas Office
4605 Tutu Mall, Suite 231l
Telephone 714-8436
Fax 776-1914
 

 
 

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    Tips to Save Energy

    Easy low-cost and no-cost ways to save energy

    • Set your thermostat comfortably high in the summer.
    • Use LED light bulbs.
    • Air dry dishes instead of using your dishwasher's drying cycle.
    • Turn off your computer and monitor when not in use.
    • Plug home electronics, such as TVs and DVD players, into power strips; turn the power strips off when the equipment is not in use (TVs and DVDs in standby mode still use several watts of power).
    • Lower the thermostat on your hot water heater to 120° F.
    • Take short showers instead of baths.
    • Wash only full loads of dishes and clothes.
    • Drive sensibly. Aggressive driving (speeding, rapid acceleration and braking) wastes gasoline.
    • Dry clothes outside on clothes line.

    How to Calculate Home Energy Use