Here the idea is to not go to the extremes, it is not staying in the dark to save electricity or die of cold and hunger by not using heating or refrigerator, a great advantage is to save money in energy and also all collaborate and do something to reduce emissions of methane and carbon dioxide, and thus avoid the dreaded global warmingone of the main objectives of the Kyoto Protocol. Electricity 1. Use low consumption light bulbs: save up to 75% of energy. 2. Do not forget to turn off the light when you leave a room or the daylight is sufficient. 3. If you have central heating, set the thermostat to about 20 degrees centigrade and cherish a little more inside the House. Each additional degree represents one 7% increase in energy consumption.

4. The Council to keep warm more serves for any type of heating. If the used is a fireplace ensure that is not endangered species or, better still, you collect same fallen branches. 5. Use washer fills: saving water and electricity.

The energy Solar is a good alternative. If you have central heating, set the thermostat. In the kitchen 1. Don’t waste electricity, only boil the water you need. 2 Prefer pressure cookers. 3. Cover the pot: water will heat up faster and will consume 20% less gas.Regularly clean the burners of the cooking: if they stuck consumed 10% more than what you should. 5. Check your heater at least one a year, it is important to save energy. 6. Defrost your refrigerator: Frost creates an isolation that can result in a 20% extra power consumption. 7 Buy seasonal food and ideally produced in your locality. They are cheaper from the point of view of transportation and refrigeration. 8 Prefer organic foods. Intensive production farms lose a year four times more arable land than organic farms. 9 To produce less waste: Recycle, reuse, repair. Paper, for example, is one of the main sources of methane. Share subscription to newspapers and magazines with their friends, after reading them use newspapers to clean glass and mirrors, and finally bring them to recycling centers. Think that in Japan the role of reuses making pulp from 1035. In the bath 1. Do not use the toilet as a trash basket, and do not release without water: a toilet that continues to flow can waste up to 200,000 litres of water in a single year. 2. A quick shower uses less hot water than a tub full (and saves energy) 3. Do not leave taps open unnecessarily. To mobilize 1. When you can walk, ride a bike or mobilize public transportation instead of his use of his own car. Thus contribute to saving oil. In the Office 1. Save energy with our 2 computers. Shut down your computer if you’re not using it: a device in standby mode can represent up to 70% of your daily intake.

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