Energy Efficiency

In today’s fast-paced electronic 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.

Drop Your Energy Bill Radio Program

This nationally syndicated program is dedicated to helping homeowners save energy. SVEC sponsors it on local stations where it airs live every Saturday from 10 to 11 a.m. on stations WJZS 106.1 FM, WQHL 1250 AM and  WDSR  1340 AM and 95.9 FM. Tune in every week and learn how to make your home more energy efficient!

Home Energy Management Brochure

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. Please view the brochure below or feel free to pick one up next time you are at the cooperative. Home Energy Management (PDF)

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. My Florida Home Energy 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 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 to track down excess energy use.