In today’s fast-paced environment, households have more items using electricity than ever before. To keep utility bills affordable, you have to be more diligent than ever in monitoring your electricity usage and taking the measures you can to reduce overall consumption. Here are some tools to help you do that.
Home Energy Management Booklet
The cooperative has partnered with other Florida cooperatives to put together a brochure on home energy management that covers everything from efficient lighting to properly insulating your attic. Download the Home Energy Management Booklet (PDF), or pick one up at the co-op.
My Florida Home Energy Website
The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has developed an interactive website that will walk you through steps to conserve energy at home. The My Florida Home Energy website is a user-friendly tool that will help you analyze your current energy use and identify energy-efficient products and services that can help you reduce that use, along with your utility bill.
Online Home Energy Audit
If you have been experiencing high bills that are not easily explained, use the home energy audit from the U.S. Department of Energy website to track down excess energy use.