My five-year-old came up to me this morning and said, “Mom, if you waste a lot of energy, hogs will come into your house.”
He saw this Ad Council PSA.
The campaign was announced in March 2004 and was done by the Ad Council in conjuction with the Department of Energy. The ads are aimed at kids between 8 and 13, but they seem to work on five-year-olds too.
The ads direct you to www.energyhog.org where you can train to become an Energy Hog Buster.
We try here at home. We turn lights off in rooms we’re not in. We try to get the kids to turn off the TV when they leave a room. We keep our heat set at 66° during the day and 64° overnight.