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.
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.
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.
Use energy saver
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%.
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
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.
Energy Efficiency for Manufactured Homes
Take steps to help manage energy costs and increase comfort in your manufactured home.
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.