Conserving Energy at Home: How to Be More Energy Efficient


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Which of the following is a good idea for saving electricity through energy conservation?

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1. Which of the following statements about installing a programmable thermostat is correct?

2. What is the name of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency program that promotes superior energy efficient products?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Conserving energy at home can be simple by identifying small, everyday actions that contribute to our electricity, heating, and water bills. Use this worksheet and quiz to evaluate your knowledge on conserving energy in your home.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • Ways to save electricity at home
  • Using programmable thermostats
  • The term for an assessment of home energy use
  • Preventing energy loss
  • The U.S. EPA program for promoting energy efficient products

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on conserving energy at home
  • Making connections - understand how energy conserving habits impact quality of life
  • Critical thinking - understand and discuss the importance of conserving energy and being energy efficient for the individual, society, and the environment
  • Distinguishing differences - differentiate between energy conservation and energy efficiency

Additional Learning

To learn more about saving energy, review the accompanying lesson on conserving energy at home. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand the importance of conserving energy and being energy efficient
  • Discuss ways to save electricity
  • Explain how ENERGY STAR Certified Products benefit the consumer and the environment
  • Learn how to inspect your home for common energy leaks
  • Learn about home energy audits