Energy Efficiency Tips

See where your home energy savings can be found

There’s good reason to be energy efficient. For starters, you’re eligible for rebates and savings programs when you make qualified, energy-saving improvements to your home. Many of these upgrades also may be eligible for tax credits. What’s more, when you use less energy, you pay less too.

Home energy saving tips:

  • Set your thermostat between 78 and 80 degrees during warm months.
  • For colder months, set it between 68 to 70 degrees. 
  • Use a programmable thermostat to manage your daily heating and cooling needs. 
  • Try a free Smart Thermostat or other programmable thermostat programs.
  • Use a ceiling or portable fan to circulate air and make you feel cooler. 
  • Turn off the television, fan and lights when you leave a room. 
  • Replace less efficient incandescent light bulbs with LEDs and CFLs. 
  • Purchase energy-efficient appliances and products. Take advantage of our home energy rebates program
  • Turn off or unplug electronic devices, such as computers, power tools, etc., when not in use. 
  • Reduce your hot water use – take short showers, use cold water to wash clothes, etc.