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Calculate Your
Energy Savings

 

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

Find an Approved Contractor

 

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.

REPLACE YOUR CURrENT LIGHT BULBS WITH COMPACT FLUORESCENT LIGHT BULBS (CFLS)

Tips to improve your home and lower your energy bill


Benefits

 

  • Cut the electricity used for lighting your home by 75 percent.
  • Save hundreds of dollars a year.

 

What you need

CFL Bulbs (Compact Fluorescent)

 

 

what to do

CFLs are available for most light fixtures. Simply replace the incandescent light bulbs in your fixtures with the appropriate CFLs. There is no need to wait until old bulbs burn out; you will save considerably more than the cost of the bulb if you replace your lights immediately.

 

 

Learn More

Switching out a single frequently-used incandescent lightbulb with a compact fluorescent lightbulb can save you $20 a year; replacing all your bulbs can save you hundreds more. The latest CFLs are silent, start instantly, and come in a variety of shades of light. You can now purchase CFLs that work with light dimmers, although they may be a bit more expensive.

  • Turn the lights off when you leave the house and, while home, keep only the lights on that you need.
  • Use the lowest watt bulbs necessary to light an area.
  • Clean the dust of your light bulbs. Dust can reduce the light given off by 10 percent.

 

 

links

 

Energy Impact Illinois - Replace Your Current Light Bulbs with Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs (CFLs)


Start Now - Maximize your savings!

 

Take a step back from individual actions to see how your home works as a system with a Home Energy Assessment.

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