Solarizing is a great deal, but there are numerous opportunities to reduce your total energy consumption while also saving money and reducing your environmental impact. Taking these efficency and conservation steps can also increase the percentage of your electricity or hot water offset by a solar system.
EWEB has a significant commitment to energy efficiency and energy conservation in their service area and offer numerous resources and incentives for energy efficiency. Since the creation of EWEB 101 years ago, EWEB has invested in efficiency and conservation projects that now lead to annual savings of more than the output of the utility's 6 hydroelectric projects!
Check out EWEB's website for information on their programs and other resources. Programs include: a duct-sealing program with free testing and financing, energy efficient appliance rebate program, and a weatherization program that provides incentives for increasing insulation, replacing windows and sealing air leaks.
You can explore EWEB's Tips website and/or check out the PDFs linked below:
- No Cost Energy Tips
- Heating and Cooling Tips
- Energy Efficient Upgrades
- Tips for Renters
- Tips for Controlling Energy Costs
- Tips for Conserving Water while on Vacation