| By Kayla in Energy Action Alerts - Aug 06, 2012
Final Energy Action Alert: Ways to Save!
Welcome to the final edition of our monthly Energy Action Alert! This month we would like to provide you with the collection of our program’s energy tips over the past two years, so that you can take advantage of these energy-saving opportunities whenever you want. We have organized them by category to make them easier to find. Full articles can all be found on our Blog Page.
You can still count on our monthly newsletter and Facebook page for the latest in energy news and tips.
Cut Your Lighting Bills (May 2012)
5 free and low-cost options for your lighting. Learn more about technologies like occupancy sensors and timers.
3 Tips to Reduce the Cost of Using your Dryer (April 2012)
Improve the efficiency of your clothes dryer.
Put it all on the (clothes) line (May 2011)
Hanging clothes to dry can save you a lot. Learn how much it costs to operate a dryer.
Neighbor to Neighbor’s First Energy Action Alert (January 2011)
The benefits of temperature control and washing your clothes in cold water.
5 Ways You Can Make Your Home More Energy Efficient (March 2012)
Free ways to improve efficiency of your home appliances, from fans to your HVAC system.
Of Springtime and Refrigerators (March 2011)
A free way to reduce refrigeration costs & a simple test to see if your fridge is leaking money.
For the Summer
6 Ways to Lower Utility Bills (July 2012)
These summer themed tips will help you avoid unnecessary heat sources in your home and cool more efficiently.
Summer Saving (June 2012)
Maximize energy-savings while you’re enjoying your vacation
Avoid extra work this Labor Day! (September 2011)
2 tips to minimize cooling costs
How we STAY COOL at home during this heat wave! (July 2011)
Discover how a fan, thermostat, and blinds can help you keep cool and save money.
The only way to cool off when you’re house isn’t properly sealed (June 2011)
Sealing air leaks will keep your cooled air inside your home.
Don’t Pay the Price - Lose the Ice (January 2012)
Learn the visual signs that your home is losing energy. Watch this video to see if your home could use additional air sealing or insulation.
Avoid Energy Waste from Vampire Load
Keep the Vampires away…. (October 2011)
Ways to reduce vampire load, also known as standby power: the energy used by appliances when they are not in use.
Electricity Vampires (February 2011)
Discover how much your computer, TV, and game console are costing you each year.
Click here for a kids activity (scavenger hunt)
When you give, include continuous energy and cost savings! (December 2011)
Tips for energy & cost saving gifts, as well as holiday décor and packaging.
Rebates and Incentives
Insulate your Home with NO OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS! (February 2012)
Learn how to reduce the upfront cost and payback time for an insulation upgrade. This program is available for homes heated by all fuel types. Extended to December 2012
Harvest the Savings! (November 2011)
Incentives to make energy efficiency more affordable: Home Energy Solutions; insulation, appliances, and HVAC rebates; Energy Star options.