Energy-Saving Resources
Tips that can help you save energy and control your electric bill throughout the year.

It's no secret that energy prices are on the rise and the amount of non-renewable energy resources, such as coal and natural gas, are on the decline. We all need to use what energy sources we have in the most efficient way we can. The energy savings tips and resources offered here can help you do that.

Together We Save

Little changes do make a difference

Just a little change can add up to big energy savings. Touchstone Energy can lead you through a virtual home tour to see what steps you can take to conserve energy and hold down costs. The changes can be made quickly, easily and inexpensively.

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Calculator

Home Energy Calculator

South Central Power has teamed up with Buckeye Power and Apogee, Inc. to provide a residential energy bill calculator. This calculator should be used only to compare the effects of energy use for different construction methods, appliance types and heating and cooling systems.

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Stretch your energy dollar

Did you know that water heaters should be set at 120 degrees Fahrenheit? Each 10 degree reduction in the water temperature setting cuts the heater's energy consumption by 3-5%.

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Summer/Winter

Manage your energy usage in summer and winter months

Learn ways to manage your electric bill in the summer and winter months.

Get an idea of which appliances are using the most electricity in your home.

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Ask Your Energy Advisor

Ask Your Energy Advisor

Making the right choice can mean saving energy and money. As a member-owner of a your local cooperative, you have access to energy-saving tips and information.

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Manu Home

Energy Efficiency for Manufactured Homes

Take steps to help manage energy costs and increase comfort in your manufactured home.

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Caulking

Insulate and Save

Staying comfortable at home often means turning up the heat or air conditioning. But comfort can be costly if your home is not properly sealed from the elements.

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