More Resources for Saving Energy at Home


Want more information on a particular topic?  Here's a list of resources we think will be helpful to you:


  • Earth Aid - monitors your home's electric, gas and water usage and highlights local, state and federal rebates, incentives and discounts to help you save
  • - the nation's clean energy stories
  • - ways to save energy and use clean, renewable technologies at home, while driving, and at work.
  • - get information about lighting choices and how to use the same amount of light for less money
  • - helping us all save money and protect the environment through energy efficient products and practices.
  • ENERGY STAR: New Homes - info about new homes certified to meet energy-efficiency guidelines set forth by EPA.
  • ENERGY STAR: Home Improvement - tips and tools for increasing energy efficiency at home.
  • Engage 360 - California-based initiative with efficiency tips no matter where you live
  • Repower At Home - turns energy-saving actions into a game where you can track your progress and join teams
  • Will You Join Us? (Chevron) - a place to openly discuss important energy issues, to engage in healthy debate, and to add your voice to the energy conversation.

Energy Audits and Measuring Energy Use

  • Estimating a Solar Water Heater System's Cost (DOE) - Before purchasing a solar water heating system, estimate its annual operating cost and compare it with other systems.
  • Home Energy Audits - You might have heard of a home energy audit before as a way to save money at home — but what exactly is it?
  • Home Energy Saver (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory)- this tool recommends energy-saving upgrades that are appropriate to the home and make sense for the home's climate and local energy prices.

Product Information

Refinancing and Remodeling

  • Remodeling - if energy efficiency is not near the top of the list in your home improvement and remodeling projects, you’re missing out!
  • Refinancing - if you're planning on refinancing consider building in some money to make energy-efficiency home improvements for long-term saving.

Taxes and Incentives