On the path to energy efficiency, we're your guides
With so many ways to save money with energy efficiency, there’s always an opportunity
to save more. Not sure what comes next? That’s where we come in.
You can start with simple things like remembering to turn off lights or keeping your thermostat low. Next you might consider buying some compact fluorescent lightbulbs, or water-saving showerheads. Or you could invest in energy-efficient appliances, check to make sure your home is insulated properly, or update your heating system.
Our job is to help with tips and advice on the many home improvements that will help lower your energy use and costs,
as well as provide rebates and no-cost services to make everything even more affordable.
Roll Over for Energy Tips and Ways to Save:
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Lighting
  • An average household dedicates 11%
    of its energy budget to lighting.*
  • You can save up to $50 over the life
    of one CFL.
Click here to see available rebates and incentives for energy-efficient lighting.
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Water Heating & Usage
  • Water heating is the third-largest energy expense in
    your home—about 12% of your utility bill.*
  • Most water heaters come from the factory with high
    temperature settings; make sure you lower the thermostat
    on your hot water heater to 120 degrees F to save.
  • With a high-efficiency natural gas water heater, you can
    lower your water heating costs by up to 30%; plus, you
    can save with a rebate for $800.
  • With a water-saving showerhead, you save more than
    water; you can save up to $100 a year.
Click here to see available rebates and incentives for
energy-efficient water heaters, furnaces, boilers, and more.
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Heating & Cooling
  • Heating and cooling account for about 43% of your
    utility bill, more than any other system in your home.*
  • With a high-efficiency natural gas heating unit, you can
    save up to 30% on your heating costs; plus, you can
    get a rebate for up to $1,500.
Click here to see available rebates and incentives
for energy-efficient central central air conditioning systems,
air source heat pumps, and more.
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Insulation, Air Sealing & Ventilation
  • Only 20% of homes built before 1980 are well insulated.*
  • Air leaks can be a huge source of energy waste.
  • Checking your home’s insulation and air sealing is one
    of the most cost-effective ways to make the most of
    your energy dollars.
Click here to see available rebates and incentives
for insulation and air-sealing improvements.
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Appliances & Home Electronics
  • Appliances account for about 17% of your
    household’s energy consumption, with
    refrigerators, clothes washers and dryers at
    the top of the consumption list.*
  • Look for the ENERGY STAR® logo on home
    appliances and products to save on expenses.
Click here to see available rebates and incentives
for refrigerators, room air cleaners, and more.
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Thermostats
  • You can save as much as 10% a year on your heating
    and cooling bills by simply turning your thermostat
    back 10% to 15% for 8 hours.* You can do this
    automatically by installing a programmable thermostat.
  • We currently offer a $25 rebate for
    7-day programmable thermostats.
Click here to see available rebates and incentives
for 7-day programmable thermostats.
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Advanced Power Strip
  • An easy-to-install advanced power strip can save you
    up to $100*.
Click here to see available rebates and incentives for advanced power strips.
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Refrigerator Recycling
  • We’ll pick up your old, second fridge
    or freezer FREE—and you get $50!
Click here for details.
*U.S. Department of Energy, May 2009