Ways to Save: Upgrades & Retrofits

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At Home

  • Switch to LED bulbs
  • Change your air filter regularly
  • Use low-flow shower heads and faucets
  • Use ceiling fans in occupied rooms
  • Use a programmable thermostat
  • Insulate air ducts
  • Install a whole-house fan
  • Install a cool (reflective) roof
  • Replace inefficient HVAC unit with energy-efficient system

Energy Star

Upgrade to Energy Star certified:

  • Appliances
  • Doors
  • Electronics
  • Lighting
  • Office equipment
  • Pool pump
  • Windows
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Solar Panels

  • After you have reduced your energy demand:
  • Install rooftop solar panels
  • Install a solar hot water heater

Did You Know...

For products to be given the Energy Star rating, they must contribute to significant energy savings that are verifiable and if they cost more than conventional products, it must be shown that additional costs can be recovered through utility bill savings in a reasonable period of time.