Reduce Carbon Emissions


Enter your estimated figures below using only numbers (no dollar signs, etc.). At the bottom, your carbon savings will appear (note that some fields will only update once you tab in or out of them). Once you've finished calculating your carbon savings, be sure to calculate your financial savings.

Please note: the calculated figures below are only estimates based on national and regional averages.

How many 60W CFL equivalent bulbs are you planning to change?
How many 75W CFL equivalent bulbs are you planning to change?
How many 100W CFL equivalent bulbs are you planning to change?
Are you planning to weatherize your home including an energy audit, air sealing, and insulation by a certified professional? no    yes 
10 MPG How many miles per week would you be willing to avoid driving?
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If you use Electric heat, how many degrees will you turn your thermostat down in winter to reduce heating energy use? (If you use Natural Gas heating, skip this question, and answer the next.)
If you use Natural Gas heat, how many degrees will you turn your thermostat down in winter to reduce heating energy use? (Only answer here if you left the previous Electric heat question blank.)
How many degrees will you turn your thermostat up in the summer to reduce air conditioning energy use? (Electricity)
Are you planning to replace your old Refigerator with an EnergyStar model? (To claim a reduction, you cannot use the old model in another location in the house.) no    yes 
Are you planning to replace your old Dishwasher with an EnergyStar model? (To claim a reduction, you cannot use the old model in another location in the house.) no    yes 
Are you planning to replace your old Washing Machine with an EnergyStar model? (To claim a reduction, you cannot use the old model in another location in the house.) no    yes 
How many degrees will you turn down your Electric Water Heater? (If your water heater is Natural Gas, answer the next question instead. If you do not have access to your water heater, leave this blank.)
How many degrees will you turn down your Natural Gas Water Heater? (If your water heater is Electric, only answer previous question instead. If you do not have access to your water heater, leave this blank.)
Will you conserve electricity by turning off lights and uplugging electronics (computers, stereos, televisions, etc.) when not in use? no    yes 
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