Ohio Development Services Agency   |  Energy Awareness Facts Quiz

Knowing how we use energy can help us save energy.

 What is your energy awareness level?

Participants in this survey must be 18 years or older.

1. Improving your home's insulation and sealing air leaks are the fastest and most cost-effective ways to reduce energy waste and make the most of your energy dollars.

2. Heating and cooling your home can make up about
percent of your energy bill.  

3. Windows provide views, daylighting, ventilation, and heat from the sun in the winter, but can also account for 45 – 50 percent of your heating bill by letting heat out.

4. Although compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) and light-emitting diodes (LEDs) initially cost more than traditional incandescent bulbs, over their lifetime they save money, because they use less electricity.

5. Appliances account for approximately
percent of your household’s energy costs, with refrigeration, cooking, and laundry at the top of the list.

6. Many electronics go into standby mode when you turn them off. You can reduce wasted power by plugging electronics into a smart power strip and turning the power strip off when the equipment is not in use.

7. Wind and solar resources are not available for residents who would like to generate their own electricity. They are technologies only available for large businesses and communities.

8. Aggressive driving, such as speeding, rapid acceleration, and hard braking, can hurt your highway miles per gallon rating by up to

9. In which County in Ohio do you reside?


10. What is your age?