* Electricity and Energy Conservation Opportunities

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "* Electricity and Energy Conservation Opportunities"

Transcription

1 * Electricity and Energy Conservation Opportunities * Scott Wishart * Energy Analyst * BPI Analyst & Envelope Professional * Energy Insight, Inc. * (218) (office) *

2 * HOW IS ELECTRICITY BILLED? * First 500 kwh per $0.0779/kWh (kilowatt hours) * Over 500 kwh per $0.1012/kWh * Energy savings would come off the top of your bill, so you save on the more expensive kwhs * Meter Charge: $6.65/month * Budget billing is also offered through GRPU for electric heat * Billed at the 12 month average usage and every May accounts are re- balanced

3 * PAYMENT OPTIONS * In person at the GRPUC office by cash, check or money order * Automatic Bank withdrawal - for application visit website * At the drive- thru drop box located outside the GRPUC office * At payment drop boxes in local grocery stores * By mail- allow 5 days for mail delivery and payment processing: Grand Rapids Public Utilities PO Box 658 Grand Rapids, MN * To pay by credit card or electronic check, call , choose option 3, or visit the Official Payments website to pay on- line at use jurisdiction code You will need to enter the first 6 digits of your customer account number.

4 * AVOID DISCONNECTS * If disconnected for a non- payment, the amount on Final Notice must be paid in full along with a reconnection charge by GRPU. * $20 + payment between 8:00am to 5:00PM, M- F, * $80 + payment between 5:00PM to 8:00AM on Saturdays, Sundays and legal holidays. * In the event the condition is hazardous to the customer, or other community members, there will be no charge for reconnection.

5 * Cold Weather Rule * The Cold Weather Rule applies from October 15 to April 15. * It says that utility service affecting your home s primary source of heat must not be disconnected and must be reconnected during this period if you meet all of the following requirements: * Your total household income is less than 50 percent of the state median household income, and * You and your utility enter into a payment agreement that considers the financial resources of your household and you continue to make reasonably timely payments under that agreement. * If you are concerned about being able to pay your utility bill, please contact ( Office). We can provide you with referrals to local energy assistance providers. * For more information, visit: weather- rule- guide/cold- weather- rule.

6 * TYPICAL RESIDENTIAL ENERGY USAGE Top loaded washing machine Atmospheric drafting furnace and water heater Incandescent light bulb

7 Energy Conservation Measures

8 * LOW COST, NO COST * Turn off lights and appliances when not in use. * Unplug devices when not in use or place them on power strips and shut them off. * Adjust thermostat set points when away from house and at night. * Lower water heater temperature setting. * Regular maintenance on mechanical equipment and appliances. (furnace filter, dryer lint traps, refrigerator coils, etc.)

9 * LIGHTING (10-15% of electric bill) * Turn off lights when they are not needed or you leave the room. * Task lighting with smaller wattage light fixtures * Open blinds and use daylight instead * Install LED and/or CFL lighting in areas that are used the most * LED lights usually have 10 time longer life than incandescent * LED lights usually cost more than 75% less than incandescent to operate * Utility rebates are up to $7.50 per LED lamp Assumes 3 hrs/ day 11 watt LED 60 watt Inc 11 watt LED 60 watt Inc

10 * APPLIANCES Appliances account for roughly 15% of residential electric use. * When purchasing new appliances, look for Energy Star rated. * Many of the household products gain ES labeled because they meet energy efficiency requirements and provide high quality performance while consuming less energy. * Appliances include: refrigerators, dishwashers, stoves, washing & drying machines, dehumidifiers, TVs, light bulbs and many other types of products used throughout the house.

11 * COOLING CONCEPTS * Whenever it is warmer outside than it is inside, close all windows and blinds to minimize heat transfer. * Schedule the use of appliances in the evening when it is cooler. * Turn unnecessary appliances and lighting off. * Ventilate the space using fans. (fans cool people, not the space) * A moving fan in unoccupied space is only consuming electricity.

12 * Rebates * MN Energy * MN Power * Lake Country Power * Grand Rapids Public Utilities

Byrd Barr Place PSE HELP Program:

Byrd Barr Place PSE HELP Program: Byrd Barr Place PSE HELP Program: 2017-2018 Is My Household s Average Monthly Income at or Below the Following Amounts? Eligibility is based on the average monthly income my household received for the

More information

CHECK OUT ENERGY SAVINGS BROUGHT TO YOU BY ENERGY TRUST OF OREGON

CHECK OUT ENERGY SAVINGS BROUGHT TO YOU BY ENERGY TRUST OF OREGON CHECK OUT ENERGY SAVINGS BROUGHT TO YOU BY ENERGY TRUST OF OREGON CONGRATULATIONS! Checking out a Kill A Watt monitor starts you on the path to energy savings. By finding out how much energy your electronics

More information

managing electricity at home atcoenergysense.com

managing electricity at home atcoenergysense.com managing electricity at home atcoenergysense.com Helping Yellowknifers make wise electricity choices Many of us don t realize the intricate processes behind generating, transmitting and distributing electricity,

More information

TIPS ENERGY THE LESS YOU USE, 65 WAYS TO REDUCE HOME ENERGY USE THE MORE YOU SAVE CONSERVATION

TIPS ENERGY THE LESS YOU USE, 65 WAYS TO REDUCE HOME ENERGY USE THE MORE YOU SAVE CONSERVATION NEXT 1 ENERGY CONSERVATION TIPS THE LESS YOU USE, THE MORE YOU SAVE 65 WAYS TO REDUCE HOME ENERGY USE Conserving energy at home is an easy way to save money and help reduce your environmental footprint.

More information

Your floor to ceiling guide

Your floor to ceiling guide Your floor to ceiling guide Saving energy really doesn t require a lot of your energy. There are some easy things you can do to make a difference in your monthly energy usage and still be comfortable.

More information

CLATSKANIE PEOPLE S UTILITY DISTRICT ENERGY CONSERVATION STARTS. in your home

CLATSKANIE PEOPLE S UTILITY DISTRICT ENERGY CONSERVATION STARTS. in your home CLATSKANIE PEOPLE S UTILITY DISTRICT ENERGY CONSERVATION STARTS in your home You can cut your energy bill by 10-15 % This is what your electric bill is paying for, based on national averages. 11 % Air

More information

save I have the power to A helpful guide to making your home wattsmart _RMP_wattsmart Handbook_Resize_5.5x7.75_F2.indd 1

save I have the power to A helpful guide to making your home wattsmart _RMP_wattsmart Handbook_Resize_5.5x7.75_F2.indd 1 save I have the power to A helpful guide to making your home wattsmart 17645-64_RMP_wattsmart Handbook_Resize_5.5x7.75_F2.indd 1 5/21/18 1:05 PM table of contents Preface...ii How you use electricity...1

More information

CITY OF BARTOW (COB)

CITY OF BARTOW (COB) CITY OF BARTOW (COB) WATT CHOPPER knows how to take a bite out of your electric bill and save both energy and money... 5 Quick Steps for you to Conserve Energy Today... 1. CHANGE A LIGHT Replace three

More information

InterNACHI Home Energy Inspection for th Street

InterNACHI Home Energy Inspection for th Street InterNACHI Home Energy Inspection for 1750 30th Street Estimated Yearly Energy Costs: $1,491 per year Dear Client, This house has been scored on a scale of 1 to 100. A 100 would represent a home with perfect

More information

SMART METERS ANSWER BOOK HOW YOU WHY ONTARIO WHAT ARE GETTING SMART ABOUT CAN START TO PREPARE NOW PAGE 6 TIME-OF-USE PRICES? PAGE 4 IS INTRODUCING

SMART METERS ANSWER BOOK HOW YOU WHY ONTARIO WHAT ARE GETTING SMART ABOUT CAN START TO PREPARE NOW PAGE 6 TIME-OF-USE PRICES? PAGE 4 IS INTRODUCING GETTING SMART ABOUT SMART METERS ANSWER BOOK WHY ONTARIO IS INTRODUCING SMART METERS PAGE 2 WHAT ARE TIME-OF-USE PRICES? PAGE 4 HOW YOU CAN START TO PREPARE NOW PAGE 6 GETTING SMART ABOUT SMART METERS

More information

Tips To Help Conserve Electricity

Tips To Help Conserve Electricity Tips To Help Conserve Electricity AND REDUCE YOUR POWER BILL Cut Your Power Bill Nobody wants to pay more than necessary for power! But a lot of us do. And that hurts when you live in a place with warm

More information

ENERGY COSTS GUIDE FOR COMMON HOUSEHOLD APPLIANCES ENERGY SMART

ENERGY COSTS GUIDE FOR COMMON HOUSEHOLD APPLIANCES ENERGY SMART ENERGY COSTS GUIDE FOR COMMON HOUSEHOLD APPLIANCES ENERGY SMART Tampa Electric is committed to helping you use energy wisely. We developed this brochure to provide you with an approximate cost to run various

More information

energy-saving tips for all seasons

energy-saving tips for all seasons energy-saving tips for all seasons taking responsibility As an individual, your efficient use of energy brings benefits such as lower bills, improved comfort levels in your home and a reduced personal

More information

In-Home Energy Audit Tips To Save You Money

In-Home Energy Audit Tips To Save You Money In-Home Energy Audit Tips To Save You Money Top 5 Ways To Save Energy 1. When needing to purchase any electronics or appliances always look for an ENERGY STAR model. 2. Clean all appliances and electronics

More information

Energy Efficiency Practices for the Low- Income Population

Energy Efficiency Practices for the Low- Income Population Energy Efficiency Practices for the Low- Income Population Donald Fournier Managing Director SEDAC University of Illinois Residential Energy American homes use almost 25% of the energy consumed in the

More information

Higher fuel prices choking you?

Higher fuel prices choking you? the first in a series Higher fuel prices choking you? You re not alone. From the gas pump to the grocery store, everyone is feeling the increase in energy prices. When fuel prices rise, so does the cost

More information

C mon in. Ways to save are waiting for you. otpco.com/sayhitosavings

C mon in. Ways to save are waiting for you. otpco.com/sayhitosavings C mon in Ways to save are waiting for you otpco.com/sayhitosavings Oh, hi. I m an LED. And I m one of the easiest ways to save money throughout your home. LEDs LEDs last 20 times longer and use up to 75

More information

Keep your electricity bill cool this summer

Keep your electricity bill cool this summer Keep your electricity bill cool this summer The summer months are notorious not only for high temperatures, but also for high electricity use. There are a number of things you can do to conserve electricity

More information

The energy aefficiency. book. Check inside for ways to get cash back on energy-efficient appliances and services.

The energy aefficiency. book. Check inside for ways to get cash back on energy-efficient appliances and services. The energy aefficiency book Check inside for ways to get cash back on energy-efficient appliances and services. #1: Switch to CFLs. #15: Change direction with an ENERGY STAR ceiling fan. #2: Shine with

More information

Tubular Skylights aka Solar tubes aka Tubular Daylighting Devices (TDDs) ENERGY STAR windowto-door. After

Tubular Skylights aka Solar tubes aka Tubular Daylighting Devices (TDDs) ENERGY STAR windowto-door. After Tubular Skylights aka Solar tubes aka Tubular Daylighting Devices (TDDs) ENERGY STAR windowto-door retrofit: Before After ENERGY STAR Clothes Washers Save 40% in energy and water compared to standard

More information

Easy Ways To Be More Energy Efficient At Home. Helpful tips on saving energy from Duquesne Light

Easy Ways To Be More Energy Efficient At Home. Helpful tips on saving energy from Duquesne Light Easy Ways To Be More Energy Efficient At Home Helpful tips on saving energy from Duquesne Light XX Table of Contents Lighting Try These Bright Ideas to Contain Energy Costs 2-3 Water Heating Cool Ways

More information

Understanding Household Electricity Use

Understanding Household Electricity Use Understanding Household Electricity Use Annual Energy Use in the Home (for an average family of 3 4 people) Heat 50% Hot Water 20% Appliances & Lighting 30% Heat 50% of the annual energy used in an average

More information

Ways to Save. Energy efficiency tips to help you lower your monthly power bill. 1 Ways To Save

Ways to Save. Energy efficiency tips to help you lower your monthly power bill. 1 Ways To Save Ways to Save Energy efficiency tips to help you lower your monthly power bill 1 Ways To Save 2 Ways To Save Money Saving Advice Jackson EMC is a good resource to use in your energy planning. We can show

More information

DISCOVER SAVINGS AT HOME. Cut costs and save energy with our rebates and programs

DISCOVER SAVINGS AT HOME. Cut costs and save energy with our rebates and programs DISCOVER SAVINGS AT HOME Cut costs and save energy with our rebates and programs Find your savings in the lighting aisle LED bulbs: Cut energy costs by 75 percent. Stay cool to the touch. Provide quality

More information

Contents. General appliance information

Contents. General appliance information Contents Small Changes Make a Big Impact 3 Your Energy Costs 4 How to Calculate Your Energy Costs 5 Energy Saving Made Easy 6 Geysers Keep Your Bill Out of Hot Water 7 Lighting Smart 9 Standby Electricity

More information

Mayor s Neighborhood Summit

Mayor s Neighborhood Summit Mayor s Neighborhood Summit Be Green, Save Green! Chris Castro, Director of Sustainability Brittany C. Sellers, Sustainability Project Manager Workshop Agenda Overview of Green Works and focus area on

More information

EASY WAYS TO SAVE ENERGY AND MONEY

EASY WAYS TO SAVE ENERGY AND MONEY 101 EASY WAYS TO SAVE ENERGY AND MONEY 717/334-9211 888/232-6732 adamsec.coop facebook.com/adamsec 101ways_Booklet_5.5x8.5.indd 1 HOME ENERGY USE WHERE DOES YOUR ENERGY GO? REFRIGERATION HEATING & COOLING

More information

Home Energy Audit. Overview. Objectives. Time Requirements. Materials. Procedure CON EDISON WEB-BASED MIDDLE SCHOOL ACTIVITY

Home Energy Audit. Overview. Objectives. Time Requirements. Materials. Procedure CON EDISON WEB-BASED MIDDLE SCHOOL ACTIVITY CON EDISON WEB-BASED MIDDLE SCHOOL ACTIVITY Home Energy Audit Overview In this activity, students will complete a worksheet leading them to a better understanding of their (and their household s) electricity

More information

101 EASY WAYS TO SAVE ENERGY AND MONEY TOGETHERWESAVE.COM

101 EASY WAYS TO SAVE ENERGY AND MONEY TOGETHERWESAVE.COM 101 EASY WAYS TO SAVE ENERGY AND MONEY TOGETHERWESAVE.COM TOGETHERWESAVE.COM DO A LITTLE. SAVE A LOT. EVERYTHING YOU DO, NO MATTER HOW SMALL, CAN ADD UP TO BIG SAVINGS - FOR YOU AND YOUR NEIGHBORS. FROM

More information

Energy Efficient Homes: Easy Steps to Improving Your Home's Energy Efficiency 1

Energy Efficient Homes: Easy Steps to Improving Your Home's Energy Efficiency 1 FCS3267 Energy Efficient Homes: Easy Steps to Improving Your Home's Energy Efficiency 1 Nicholas W. Taylor, M. Jennison Kipp, and Kathleen C. Ruppert 2 Quick Facts 40% or more of a typical Florida home's

More information

HOME ENERGY SAVINGS GUIDE

HOME ENERGY SAVINGS GUIDE HOME ENERGY SAVINGS GUIDE TOGETHERWESAVE.COM TOGETHERWESAVE.COM FIND OUT HOW THE LITTLE CHANGES ADD UP. FLIP THE SWITCH. LOWER THE BLINDS. INSULATE YOUR ATTIC. LOWER THE TEMPERATURE ON YOUR THERMOSTAT.

More information

C U S T O M E R H A N D B O O K

C U S T O M E R H A N D B O O K GREENEVILLE LIGHT & POWER SYSTEM P. O. BOX 1690, 110 N. COLLEGE STREET GREENEVILLE, TENNESSEE 37744-1690 423-636-6200 C U S T O M E R H A N D B O O K 2016 Edition - A NOTE TO OUR CUSTOMERS - Since March

More information

ACTIVITY 1 IT ALL ADDS UP Part A. Discuss the sections on the sample electric bill and provide time for students to graph the

ACTIVITY 1 IT ALL ADDS UP Part A. Discuss the sections on the sample electric bill and provide time for students to graph the Dear Virginia Educator, The how and why of saving energy at home are important lessons for your students, especially today, when new technologies, among other factors, are increasing our energy demands

More information

Homeowner s Guide: Being Energy Efficient

Homeowner s Guide: Being Energy Efficient Homeowner s Guide: Being Energy Efficient Most people don t know how easy it is to make their homes run on less energy. Drastic reductions in heating, cooling and electricity costs can be accomplished

More information

YEARLY VIEW. 6/28/2016

YEARLY VIEW.   6/28/2016 My Energy Planner - My Report Page 1 of 7 YEARLY VIEW The chart below illustrates the percentage of electricity being used throughout the year by your cooling and heating system, refrigerators, water heater,

More information

Energy Conservation TIPS for the RESIDENTIAL MARKET

Energy Conservation TIPS for the RESIDENTIAL MARKET Consumer tactics: i Energy Conservation TIPS for the RESIDENTIAL MARKET Check home to insure adequate insulation and no air leaks Ensure correct settings for home heating and cooling systems o Set your

More information

EASY WAYS TO SAVE ENERGY AND MONEY

EASY WAYS TO SAVE ENERGY AND MONEY 101 EASY WAYS TO SAVE ENERGY AND MONEY CARROLLEMC.COM 101EasyWaysToSave_Brochure.indd 1 HOME ENERGY USE WHERE DOES YOUR ENERGY GO? T He REFRIGERATION 1. R l 2. HEATING & COOLING 8% MISCELLANEOUS 3. 8%

More information

TO SAVE ENERGY. Together We Can Make a Difference

TO SAVE ENERGY. Together We Can Make a Difference TO SAVE ENERGY Together We Can Make a Difference Adjust The Thermostat Heating and air conditioning account for about 55 percent of a home s energy use! In the summer, set your thermostat to 78. In the

More information

C F F C. Want to Learn More? Your Guide to Energy Conservation

C F F C. Want to Learn More? Your Guide to Energy Conservation Want to Learn More? Visit nicorgas.com. Here you ll find the latest information on the natural gas market, options for managing your energy bills, information about your account, and much, much more. 1844

More information

The Energy Center. Energy Efficiency. from the others.

The Energy Center. Energy Efficiency. from the others. The Energy Center Center for Environmental Resource Management University of Texas at El Paso P.O. Box 68660 El Paso, Texas 79968 Energy Efficiency This material can be used in different ways, as posters,

More information

Warm ideas to cool your pocketbook this season

Warm ideas to cool your pocketbook this season Considering an electric space heater for home use? A caution about portable space heaters, which can be costly to operate Using a portable electric space heater can be one of the most expensive ways to

More information

Energy Efficiency Programs for ComEd Customers

Energy Efficiency Programs for ComEd Customers January 2018 CUBFacts Energy Efficiency Programs for ComEd Customers Discounts on Energy Efficient Lighting Under the ComEd Smart Ideas program, you can receive instant in-store discounts on select ENERGY

More information

Vermont Energy Partnership Issues 101 Energy Saving Tips to Keep Money in Your Pocket and the Heat off Your Back

Vermont Energy Partnership Issues 101 Energy Saving Tips to Keep Money in Your Pocket and the Heat off Your Back Vermont Energy Partnership Issues 101 Energy Saving Tips to Keep Money in Your Pocket and the Heat off Your Back Montpelier, VT/July 25, 2007 Today the Vermont Energy Partnership issued its annual list

More information

WATT s Up? What You Can Do To Reduce Your Home Energy Costs

WATT s Up? What You Can Do To Reduce Your Home Energy Costs WATT s Up? What You Can Do To Reduce Your Home Energy Costs Nov. 14, 2012 Dial-in number for Audio: 1-877-668-4493 Access code: 640 973 212 WebEx Technical Support: 866-229-3239 WATT s Up Webinar: Speakers

More information

Facilitation Guide: Justice in My Home Electric Bills. How Much am I Paying for My Electricity?

Facilitation Guide: Justice in My Home Electric Bills. How Much am I Paying for My Electricity? Facilitation Guide: Justice in My Home Electric Bills How Much am I Paying for My Electricity? This facilitation guide is part of CEED s Energy Justice Toolkit which can be found at www.ceed.org/tools.

More information

Home Electricity Audit

Home Electricity Audit UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA FAIRBANKS Home Electricity Audit by Leif Albertson EEM-00254 UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA FAIRBANKS Electricity is vital to the health, safety, productivity and quality of life of the modern

More information

101 EASY WAYS TO SAVE ENERGY AND MONEY.

101 EASY WAYS TO SAVE ENERGY AND MONEY. 101 EASY WAYS TO SAVE ENERGY AND MONEY. TouchstoneEnergy.com TouchstoneEnergy.com DO A LITTLE. SAVE A LOT. EVERYTHING YOU DO, NO MATTER HOW SMALL, CAN ADD UP TO BIG SAVINGS FOR YOU AND YOUR NEIGHBORS.

More information

25 Energy Saving Tips

25 Energy Saving Tips 25 Energy Saving Tips Easy Money Todd Bell, Victor Kong, & Richard Young Copyright 2010 Fisher Nickel. All Rights Reserved. Vern Smith Vernon.A.Smith@gmail.com 720-320-9154 The Food Service Technology

More information

High Five for Saving Energy!

High Five for Saving Energy! High Five for Saving Energy! 1. Heat offices and classrooms to 68 F Turing the heat down by 1 F will save 3% of the energy needed to heat that space. 2. Keep doors and windows closed Every hour a window

More information

Bathroom SAVING ENERGY AROUND THE. If you go on vacation, turn the temperature selector to the lowest setting.

Bathroom SAVING ENERGY AROUND THE. If you go on vacation, turn the temperature selector to the lowest setting. SAVING ENERGY AROUND THE Bathroom STAY IN HOT WATER FOR LESS Next to heating and cooling, your water heater uses the most energy and offers the most opportunities to save. Follow these hints to get the

More information

Energy Saving Game. Some questions from: everykilowattcounts.ca/kids

Energy Saving Game. Some questions from: everykilowattcounts.ca/kids Energy Saving Game Instructions: Option 1: Cut out the statements below into strips. Give each student a true or false statement on a strip, or if you have a large class break them up into pairs and give

More information

Energy Conservation Workshop. SPONSORED BY: Xcel Energy

Energy Conservation Workshop. SPONSORED BY: Xcel Energy Energy Conservation Workshop SPONSORED BY: Xcel Energy Survey What actions are you already taking to save energy in your home? Where does energy go? Why Energy Conservation? You can Use less energy Save

More information

WAYS TO SAVE MONEY AND ENERGY

WAYS TO SAVE MONEY AND ENERGY WAYS TO SAVE MONEY AND ENERGY Find more than 80 tips to help you save money and energy in your home. Everyone is looking for ways to save money and energy around their home. This brochure includes a variety

More information

Morning Announcements Energy Savings Tips for Students

Morning Announcements Energy Savings Tips for Students Morning Announcements Energy Savings Tips for Students Did you know.? 1. Saving energy means saving money, conserving fossils fuels, and helping to protect our environment. There are lots of ways to save

More information

WELCOME TO WATERLOO NORTH HYDRO. wnhydro.com

WELCOME TO WATERLOO NORTH HYDRO. wnhydro.com WELCOME TO WATERLOO NORTH HYDRO wnhydro.com WE ARE YOUR LOCAL DISTRIBUTION COMPANY Waterloo North Hydro Inc. is a municipally owned hydro distribution company serving the City of Waterloo, the Township

More information

Minnesota Multifamily Rental Characterization Study

Minnesota Multifamily Rental Characterization Study Minnesota Multifamily Rental Characterization Study Jeannette LeZaks February 25, 2014 Duluth Energy Design Conference CONTINUING EDUCATION In accordance with the Department of Labor and Industry s statute

More information

SAVING ENERGY AROUND THE

SAVING ENERGY AROUND THE SAVING ENERGY AROUND THE Bathroom STAY IN HOT WATER FOR LESS Next to heating and cooling, your water heater uses the most energy and offers the most opportunities to save. Follow these hints to get the

More information

Bathroom SAVING ENERGY AROUND THE. If you go on vacation, turn the temperature selector to the lowest setting.

Bathroom SAVING ENERGY AROUND THE. If you go on vacation, turn the temperature selector to the lowest setting. SAVING ENERGY AROUND THE Bathroom STAY IN HOT WATER FOR LESS Next to heating and cooling, your water heater uses the most energy and offers the most opportunities to save. Follow these hints to get the

More information

What Everyone Should Know About Electricity

What Everyone Should Know About Electricity What Everyone Should Know About Electricity What is Electricity? It s the most common, most versatile source of energy in the American home. Electricity is the attraction between tiny atomic particles.

More information

Air conditioners are the biggest source of electric use in the summer. In many homes, it will account for more the ½ of your electric bill.

Air conditioners are the biggest source of electric use in the summer. In many homes, it will account for more the ½ of your electric bill. Air conditioners are the biggest source of electric use in the summer. In many homes, it will account for more the ½ of your electric bill. If your air conditioner has a thermostat, adjust the setting

More information

The Most Effective Energy Upgrades for Existing Buildings

The Most Effective Energy Upgrades for Existing Buildings The Most Effective Energy Upgrades for Existing Buildings Use Compact fluorescent Light Bulbs Replace your incandescent light bulbs with compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs), or even better; with LED

More information

REASSESS TO USE LESS FAST FACT

REASSESS TO USE LESS FAST FACT REASSESS TO USE LESS The cleanest, most affordable energy is the energy we don t use in the first place. So start by focusing on where you can use less. Could you walk or bike, instead of drive? Can you

More information

Energy-saving tips. For apartments and condos. pse.com/multifamilyretrofit. Bellevue, WA Puget Sound Energy. P.O. Box /17

Energy-saving tips. For apartments and condos. pse.com/multifamilyretrofit. Bellevue, WA Puget Sound Energy. P.O. Box /17 1232 01/17 Puget Sound Energy P.O. Box 97034 Bellevue, WA 98009-9734 pse.com/multifamilyretrofit Energy-saving tips For apartments and condos In this guide 5 Heating 6 Water heating 7 Insulation 8 Air

More information

Customer Information Pack

Customer Information Pack Customer Information Pack Prepayment Introduction Welcome to your Customer Information Pack and User Guide for the ENER-G Switch2 Heating System that is installed within your home. This guide will provide

More information

10/26/2016. Funding. Conservation Applied Research and Development Program (CARD)

10/26/2016. Funding. Conservation Applied Research and Development Program (CARD) Funding Conservation Applied Research and Development Program (CARD) 1 Study goals What are the energy-using characteristics of Minnesota s MHs? How much energy do MHs use? What energy-saving opportunities

More information

Lighting. The vast majority of lighting was fluorescent, either compact or linear.

Lighting. The vast majority of lighting was fluorescent, either compact or linear. Sustainability Audit Report Submitted: September 24, 2008 Audit performed by: Greg Smith and Kelsey Fisher Space/Date Audited: Student Sustainability Center/July 30, 2008 Lighting The vast majority of

More information

HOME ENERGY SAVINGS GUIDE

HOME ENERGY SAVINGS GUIDE HOME ENERGY SAVINGS GUIDE TOGETHERWESAVE.COM TOGETHERWESAVE.COM ONE SMALL CHANGE CAN MAKE A BIG DIFFERENCE. UPGRADE TO CFLs. SEAL SOME CRACKS. IT DOESN T TAKE MUCH, BUT IT SURE PAYS OFF. FOR ALL OF US.

More information

10 Easy Ways to Save Money & Energy in Your Home

10 Easy Ways to Save Money & Energy in Your Home 10 Easy Ways to Save Money & Energy in Your Home by Nick Gromicko, Ben Gromicko, and Kenton Shepard [Internachi.org] Most people don t know how easy it is to make their homes run on less energy, and here

More information

101 Low-Cost /No-Cost. Home Energy-Saving Measures

101 Low-Cost /No-Cost. Home Energy-Saving Measures 101 Low-Cost /No-Cost Home Energy-Saving Measures Your Touchstone Energy Cooperative has compiled this list of low-cost / no-cost energy-saving measures to help you better manage your home s energy costs.

More information

Electricity in your home

Electricity in your home Electricity in your home Circuits An electrical circuit is a path between two points in which an electrical current flows. Our homes are filled with circuits of varying size and complexity. 2 Your home

More information

Your property and you

Your property and you Your property and you A guide to your property and utilities Your Property-Energy A5.indd 1 26/10/2015 16:16 2 Your property and you NCHA is committed to helping you reduce the amount of money you spend

More information

Advance Pay. energy use guide

Advance Pay. energy use guide Advance Pay energy use guide There s no way my house used that much electricity! We hear you, and we re here to help! The more you know about where your electricity dollars are going, the better you can

More information

COMMERCIAL ENERGY SAVINGS GUIDE

COMMERCIAL ENERGY SAVINGS GUIDE COMMERCIAL ENERGY SAVINGS GUIDE www.touchstoneenergy.com/bea www.touchstoneenergy.com/bea USING ENERGY MORE EFFICIENTLY IMPROVES YOUR BOTTOM LINE. Cooperatives and their commercial members share a common

More information

you We are CONSERVING dedicated to serving more efficiently. 101 Low-Cost No-Cost Home Energy-Saving Measures That s the cooperative difference.

you We are CONSERVING dedicated to serving more efficiently. 101 Low-Cost No-Cost Home Energy-Saving Measures That s the cooperative difference. ? CONSERVING We are you dedicated to serving more efficiently. That s the cooperative difference. Call 478.676.3191 800.522.2930 to schedule a residential energy audit. 101 Low-Cost No-Cost Home Energy-Saving

More information

WAYS TO SAVE MONEY AND ENERGY

WAYS TO SAVE MONEY AND ENERGY WAYS TO SAVE MONEY AND ENERGY Find more than 80 tips to help you save money and energy in your home. Everyone is looking for ways to save money and energy around their home. This brochure includes a variety

More information

Outdated Publication, for historical use. CAUTION: Recommendations in this publication may be obsolete. Family Community Education.

Outdated Publication, for historical use. CAUTION: Recommendations in this publication may be obsolete. Family Community Education. Family Community Education The Cost of COMFORT Teaching Guide Before the meeting Call your local utility and request the "average cost per kilowatthour" in your locality. Secure a sheet of paper and a

More information

2018 Commercial Lighting Retrofit Rebate Program

2018 Commercial Lighting Retrofit Rebate Program 2018 Commercial Lighting Retrofit Rebate Program HOW TO APPLY 1. AMU provides energy efficiency rebates for the purchase and installation of qualifying lighting equipment. Additional lighting rebates,

More information

Save energy Save money

Save energy Save money WiSE Wiltshire is Saving Energy Save energy Save money A simple guide to getting started www.wiltshire.gov.uk/energymonitor Congratulations! You are now on the road to saving energy and money from your

More information

Coloring and Activity Book

Coloring and Activity Book Coloring and Activity Book The California Department of Community Services and Development (CSD) Hello Boys and Girls, This book is for you. Follow Billy and Ellie the Energy Bears in this story. See how

More information

MY HOME. tips. made easy. energy savings. 16 everyday. energy secrets

MY HOME. tips. made easy. energy savings. 16 everyday. energy secrets MY HOME energy savings 16 everyday energy secrets tips made easy Looking for easy savings at home? In this guide, you ll find helpful tips to make energy-efficient choices and cost-efficient upgrades around

More information

It s time to take charge: A Citizen s Guide to Reducing Energy Waste

It s time to take charge: A Citizen s Guide to Reducing Energy Waste It s time to take charge: A Citizen s Guide to Reducing Energy Waste The future is here but we re living in the past. Clean energy from the sun and wind can provide for our energy needs without the global

More information

66 Ways to Save Energy and Lower your Electric Bill. Just follow some of these easy, inexpensive energy saving tips.

66 Ways to Save Energy and Lower your Electric Bill. Just follow some of these easy, inexpensive energy saving tips. 66 Ways to Save Energy and Lower your Electric Bill Just follow some of these easy, inexpensive energy saving tips. www.psegliny.com 1-800-490-0025 Terms and conditions are subject to change without notice,

More information

Energy-saving tips. Energy-saving tips For your home. For your home. part of your home. save energy in every. and ideas to help you

Energy-saving tips. Energy-saving tips For your home. For your home. part of your home. save energy in every. and ideas to help you Low-cost, no-cost tips and ideas to help you save energy in every part of your home Energy-saving tips For your home Puget Sound Energy P.O. Box 97034 Bellevue, WA 98009-9734 pse.com/myrebates 1230 08/14

More information

Become an informed consumer.

Become an informed consumer. Energy Guide The first step to a better understanding of energy use is recognizing how your home and habits affect your bill. Elk River Municipal Utilities hopes the information in this guide will help

More information

Insulate your exterior walls. Air seal and insulate your attic

Insulate your exterior walls. Air seal and insulate your attic Energy Fitness Plan For: Test Report 416 Testing rd, Minneapolis, MN 55343 By: Kyle Shannon, Dan May Date: Nov 01, 2013 YOUR ENERGY FITNESS SCORE 0 INEFFICIENT HOUSE ACTION NEEDED 41 100 32 11 3 13 EFFICIENT

More information

SAVING MONEY ON YOUR UTILITY BILLS

SAVING MONEY ON YOUR UTILITY BILLS SAVING MONEY ON YOUR UTILITY BILLS GEORGIA WATCH 2018 Who is Georgia Watch? Work diligently to make Georgia a model for consumer protection. Engage consumers through outreach and education. Serve as a

More information

Instructions for using the Kill a Watt device in the derivation of a personal carbon footprint.

Instructions for using the Kill a Watt device in the derivation of a personal carbon footprint. Instructions for using the Kill a Watt device in the derivation of a personal carbon footprint. Lesson 7 Objective: The goal of this activity is to make students aware of the cost (monetarily and environmentally)

More information

EASY WAYS TO SAVE ENERGY AND MONEY

EASY WAYS TO SAVE ENERGY AND MONEY 101 EASY WAYS TO SAVE ENERGY AND MONEY For more energy-saving ideas, visit Horry Electric Cooperative s website: www.horryelectric.com Printed on recycled paper. Main Office: 843-369-2211 Horry Electric

More information

Home Energy Efficiency Part 2

Home Energy Efficiency Part 2 Home Energy Efficiency Part 2 Donald Fournier Managing Director SEDAC University of Illinois Residential Energy American homes use almost 25% of the energy consumed in the United States. About 80% of that

More information

Lackland ISD Energy Conservation Plan

Lackland ISD Energy Conservation Plan Lackland ISD Energy Conservation Plan Purpose This plan is designed to promote energy conservation throughout Lackland ISD and to comply with HB 3693 [80 th Texas Legislature]. Individually and collectively

More information

Energy Audits. Central Wisconsin Electric Cooperative.

Energy Audits. Central Wisconsin Electric Cooperative. Energy Audits We are pleased to offer our members two home energy audit options. We would like to help you save money on your electric bill by looking for ways to control your energy use. The best way

More information

5 WAYS TO SAVE THE ENVIRONMENT. 1. Take a shorter shower. Every minute in a running shower requires 2.5 gallons of water.

5 WAYS TO SAVE THE ENVIRONMENT. 1. Take a shorter shower. Every minute in a running shower requires 2.5 gallons of water. THE ENVIRONMENT You have the power to support the mission AND the environment through the efficient use of energy resources. CHECK OUT THESE 5 WAYS TO SAVE ENERGY AND WATER TODAY. 1. Take a shorter shower.

More information

Audit Date: Auditor: Jimmie Sparks Client Name: White Bear Lake Audit Phone: x123 Neighborhood Energy Connection

Audit Date: Auditor: Jimmie Sparks Client Name: White Bear Lake Audit Phone: x123 Neighborhood Energy Connection Audit Date: 01-13-2011 Auditor: Jimmie Sparks Client Name: White Bear Lake Audit Phone: 651-221-4462x123 Thank you for participating in the Xcel Energy Audit program. A Home Energy Audit is the important

More information

Lighting Retrofit Rebate

Lighting Retrofit Rebate Lighting Retrofit Rebate 2017 Rebate Application Elk River Municipal Utilities, PO Box 430, Elk River, MN 55330 Ph: 763-441-2020 Business Information Company name Billing address Installation address (if

More information

THINGS YOU CAN DO TO CONSERVE ENERGY

THINGS YOU CAN DO TO CONSERVE ENERGY THINGS YOU CAN DO TO CONSERVE ENERGY HOME APPLIANCES 1. Turn your refrigerator down. Refrigerators account for about 20% of Household electricity use. Use a thermometer to set your refrigerator temperature

More information

We will help you find ways to save energy and money, while keeping your home comfortable. energy matter$

We will help you find ways to save energy and money, while keeping your home comfortable. energy matter$ We will help you find ways to save energy and money, while keeping your home comfortable. energy matter$ Table of contents Inside Your Home 2 Outside Your Home 10 What You Can Do 12 inside your home Simple

More information

New Jersey Board of Public Utilities and its Clean Energy Program. Residential Energy Efficiency Programs. NJCleanEnergy.com

New Jersey Board of Public Utilities and its Clean Energy Program. Residential Energy Efficiency Programs. NJCleanEnergy.com New Jersey Board of Public Utilities and its Clean Energy Program Residential Energy Efficiency Programs New Jersey Board of Public Utilities State agency and regulatory authority created to ensure safe,

More information

Powerful Money Saving Ideas BROUGHT TO YOU BY TVA AND YOUR LOCAL POWER COMPANY

Powerful Money Saving Ideas BROUGHT TO YOU BY TVA AND YOUR LOCAL POWER COMPANY Powerful Money Saving Ideas BROUGHT TO YOU BY TVA AND YOUR LOCAL POWER COMPANY How saving energy saves you money. Your local power company and TVA have come up with a way to help you save both energy and

More information

2014 ELECTRIC EFFICIENCY REBATE APPLICATION

2014 ELECTRIC EFFICIENCY REBATE APPLICATION 2014 ELECTRIC EFFICIENCY REBATE APPLICATION 1. REBATE APPLICATION CHECKLIST This program offers rebates for the purchase of new energy-efficient products. Use this checklist to complete the steps to receive

More information

Business Energy Efficiency Incentives 2007

Business Energy Efficiency Incentives 2007 Business Energy Efficiency Incentives 2007 1 DSM s Energy & Environmental Impact since 1981 9,378,000,000 kwh 2 1 Year Round Savings on EnergyWise 2 Cars driven 12,000 Miles Progress Energy Growth Trend

More information