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Getting the most for your energy dollar is important. You want a comfortable home with good indoor air quality and reasonable energy bills. By using information and guidelines from our online Energy Efficiency Center, you can do simple things to cut down your energy usage. For homes with greater challenges, it might be time to call in the experts. (88612001)
SPACE HEATER CALCULATOR:
Details the monthly cost of operating one, or more, space heaters
INTERACTIVE ENERGY HOME
This interactive home tells you how and where energy is used in the home and how to use energy wisely.
BILLING INSIGHTS ENERGY AUDIT
This calculator will break down your energy usage using your bills and will allow you to perform energy saving scenarios to pinpoint your opportunities for savings.
Compares the cost to operate standard incandescent lamps to more efficient halogen, fluorescent and LED lamps.
HOME ENERGY LIBRARY
How does an electric meter work? What types of insulation are there? What water heater is best for my home? This tool can answer these and other energy related questions.
This calculator will compare energy usage and cost of LCD, DLP, Plasma and traditional tube televisions.
How much does it really cost to use the appliances in your home? Here's a quick way to get a feel for what your home's appliances cost to operate.
IN HOME ENERGY AUDIT:
Tri-County EMC offers free No Sweat Energy Audits, a comprehensive analysis of your home, to all customers. An Energy Audit will examine your HVAC units, duct systems, insulation, ventilation, water heating and appliance usage. After the audit, you will receive a written report detailing recommended upgrades and suggestions for lowering your energy bill. Homeowners experiencing unreasonably low comfort and high bills will benefit from an in-home audit. Visit tri-countyemc.com/efficiency-energy-
audits.cms or call 1.866.254.8100 to learn more.
Did you know setting your thermostat to 78°F instead of 72°F in the summer can save 6-18% on your cooling bill? This, along with many other energy tips, are included on our website. This list includes simple things you can do around the house to lower your energy use. Learn more at tri-countyemc.com/energy-saving-tips.cms.