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How much could your home benefit from energy efficiency investments? Use the calculator to find out.



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Many companies in the Kansas City area are qualified to perform energy assessments (energy audits). Some members also practice specific trades. Contact any of these professionals to start improving comfort and energy-efficiency and your energy costs.

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Tips to Help You Save Money on Your Energy Bills

There are many ways to make your home more energy-efficient and comfortable: some require a professional’s help, some you can do yourself and some just require you to make small changes in your habits (no tools required!)

Below, we’ve listed ways you can save energy and save money at home that will give you the most bang for your buck. If it seems like too much to do at once, just try one or two to start, and do more later. Remember - these are improvements that pay off in dollars and added comfort in your home!

improvement tools

Check the insulation in your attic

Use the cold setting on your washing machine
Buy and install a low-flow showerhead
Install (or use) a programmable thermostat
Replace your current light bulbs with CFLs or LEDs
Change or clean your furnace filter
Seal air leaks around your home
Seal window and door air leaks
Seal duct leaks
Seal attic air leaks
Seal basement air leaks
Lower the temperature of your water heater
Wrap your water heater in a water-heater blanket
Remove extra refrigerators
Close your blinds during summer days
Dry your clothes on a line or drying rack
Set your air conditioner’s thermostat higher
Install an aerator on your faucets
Use a ceiling or attic fan instead of your air conditioner
Upgrade your old refrigerator
Insulate your exterior walls
Upgrade to a front-loading washing machine
Switch from an electric furnace to natural gas

Use the energy calculator to track your residential energy usage.



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