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Hoosiers Care

Hoosiers Care > Online Calculator Online Calculator

See How You Can Save Money and the Environment

Welcome to the Hoosiers Care Environmental Impact Calculator. Clicking any of the selectible fields in this tool will highlight various ways you can save money and help the environment. The calculator shows real-world results for very simple changes, illustrating how much household water, energy, and money can be saved through these options. See how much you can save!

Once you've used the calculator and have seen just how much you can easily do to help the environment and save money, take the online pledge and join the thousands of Hoosiers across the state that have already taken the Hoosiers Care Pledge.

  Dollars Saved ($/year) KWHs Saved (KWH/year) Gallons Saved (gallons/year)
Conserve Energy By:
Installing a programmable thermostat to automatically reduce temperature at home.
Installing compact fluorescent light bulbs in your house.
  How many bulbs will you replace? (1-10)
Weatherizing my house with weatherstripping and caulk.
Trading up to an Energy Star dishwasher.
Cooking efficiently; using the right-sized pot for the stove burner.
  Do you have an Electric or Gas stove?
Conserve Water By:
Fixing leaking faucets.
  How many faucet did you fix? (1-10)
Installing low-flow showerheads and faucet aerators.
  How many showerheads did you replace? (1-5)
Lowering my water heater's thermostat to 120 degrees.
Washing full loads of laundry in cold water.
  Is your water heater gas or electric?
Investing in new low-flow toilets.
  How many toilets will you replace? (1-5)
Improve Air Quality By:
Upgrading my home heating and cooling system.
Turning off lights when they are not needed.
   How many lights will you turn off for 2 hours? (1-10)
Maintaining my vehicle.
Driving less, Carpooling or ride-sharing every day/walking more
Driving the speed limit.
Buying a cleaner vehicle.
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You can find more information about these suggested items on the Do Your Part page.