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The E-Conservation Program was created by the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service with funding from State Energy Office to inform and educate North Carolina consumers about ways to both reduce energy use and increase energy efficiency in the home. This project is designed to educate and empower consumers to be proactive in reducing their home energy consumption and in saving money through no-and low-cost energy efficiency measures, behavioral changes and home retrofits. The Consumer Energy Education Project has been active since March 2005. The E-Conservation Program: Provides consumers with education about ways to reduce energy use and increase energy efficiency in the home/residence - Click here for Educational Resources Teaches consumers to be proactive in reducing energy consumption through no/low cost measures, maximizing utility and government energy efficiency offers, behavioral changes, and home retrofits State Energy Office Funding Reaches consumers through outreach efforts of local county Cooperative Extension Offices Offices located in every county in North Carolina (find your county office here) Trusted and unbiased Established partnerships with local government, schools, and community


Prepare Now to Reduce
Heating Costs

As seasons change, it’s important to remember that you can reduce heating costs through proper maintenance of your heating unit and by carefully selecting and operating your heating equipment.  North Carolina Coopertive Extension’s E-Conservation Program can help you keep your home warm, comfortable and energy efficient this winter.   Learn more . . .    

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