Join the NBA Green Energy All-Star Team!
On Saturday, April 22, NBA Green will join the global celebration of the 47th annual Earth Day by officially launching the NBA Green Energy All-Star campaign to highlight the NBA’s commitment to energy efficiency and renewable energy.
NBA Green partnered with the National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF) to create a vignette featuring NBA legends Bill Walton, Dikembe Mutombo, Jason Collins and Felipe Lopez and former WNBA superstars Swin Cash and Ruth Riley as animated bobbleheads during a timeout huddle. Players share energy-saving tips, reminding fans of the simple, everyday things we can all do to save energy, save money, improve health and have a positive impact on the environment.
Text TIMEOUT to 49767 to join the NBA Green Energy All-Star Team and receive simple energy-saving tips. You can also win prizes, including a pair of tickets to a 2017-18 NBA or WNBA regular-season game.
Additionally, follow these energy-saving tips to reduce consumption and save money:
|Unplugging electronics when not in use can save you as much as 10 percent of your electricity bill. Learn more about phantom energy.||Put your computer to sleep to save energy, improve data security and help the environment. Learn more about setting your computer to sleep mode.|
|Washing your clothes in cold water can help them last longer, save you money and reduce air pollution.
Learn more about cold water washing.
|Replace the five most-used lightbulbs in your home with ENERGY STAR-labeled LED lightbulbs to save up to $75 per year. Learn more about efficient lighting.|
|Seal air leaks and add insulation to your home to reduce noise, minimize dust and insects, and reduce your energy costs. Learn more about weatherizing your home.||Buying and properly setting a programmable thermostat can allow you to “set it and forget it,” so you save money and still stay comfortable! Programmable thermostats can save you up to $180 per year. Learn more about programmable thermostats.|