As a homeowner or renter, you can be a leader in your community and take action by supporting sustainable and renewable electricity.
Reduce Your Consumption
Did you know that you can often reduce your electricity consumption through simple changes? It is beneficial for homeowners and renters to assess their electricity use and energy efficiency of their home either by. themselves or by professionals.
You can do it yourself following a guide, or you can have it done professionally. Click on the buttons below for resources on do-it-yourself assessments and finding an energy advisor in your area.
Easy fixes that can lead to huge reductions to your consumption and save you money:
Manage Phantom Energy
Use a power bar with a timer for electronics (such as TVs, computers, routers, modems, and gaming consoles) that use phantom energy.
What Are My Options as a Renter?
As a renter, you can talk to your landlord about adopting wind or solar. While the purchase price of the system can be a barrier, these projects can often save landlords money and add value to their property. You can offer to help with the financing by paying your landlord the amount of money you were previously paying the utility company. You can also reduce some of the risks of increased costs to the landlord by agreeing to use a set amount of electricity and pay your landlord the difference if you use more.
For more information on sustainable houses, check out the resource below!