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How much could your home benefit from energy efficiency investments? Calculate your energy savings to find out.

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Many companies in the Greater Kansas City area have met the minimum requirements to perform HOME PERFORMANCE with ENERGY STAR assessments (energy audits).


Additionally, some members practice specific trades. Contact any of these professionals to start improving your home’s comfort and energy efficiency and begin cutting your energy costs.

Remove the extra fridge

Tips to improve your home and lower your energy bill

A refrigerator can cost you well over $100 a year to run. Older models (pre-1993) often use up to twice the energy of modern, more efficient refrigerators.



what to do


Getting rid of the extra refrigerator in the garage can save you quite a bit, with minimal inconvenience. If you only need extra food storage around holidays or special events, you could keep the old refrigerator but only plug it in when needed. Leaving it off for 10 months of the year can save nearly $85. 



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Make sure to recycle your old refrigerator if you choose to get rid of it. Your local solid waste organization, garbage company or municipal government may take used appliances for a small charge or offer free curb side pickup on certain days.




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