Kitchens offer several opportunities to make energy saving improvements.
Choose ENERGY STAR appliances for increased energy savings
Replace normal incandescent light bulbs with energy efficient fluorescents.
Add wall, ceiling and duct insulation when remodeling and opening walls.
Seal air leaks around doors, windows and electrical outlets.
Upgrade existing windows by adding storm windows, caulking and weather stripping, and adding window treatment or coverings.
Replace old windows with new, energy efficient windows. www.energysavers.gov/your_home/windows_doors_skylights/index.cfm/mytopic=13340