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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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E-Conservation can help YOU!

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

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Savings through Insulating

This week’s The Energy Star Current, EPA’s energy blog, addresses saving on energy costs with proper insulation.  After sealing your home for air leaks, it is important to have the right amount of MORE »

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Home Assessment Do-It-Yourself Guide

The following interview was conducted by Rod Bain, USDA, Washington DC: Do-It-Yourself … with a little help from E-Conservation. DIY – Home Energy Assessment In order to identify energy loss in your home, MORE »

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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM— 3 hours away
2014 Extension Energy and Environment SummitTue Sep 23 - Thu Sep 25, 2014 - ALL DAY Where:
Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa
— 4 days away
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
6 Regional Wake County Libraries during the month of September - call 919.250.1107 for more information
— 5 days away
Greensboro Home Energy Conservation WorkshopSat Sep 27, 2014
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Where:
805 Sullivan St, Greensboro, NC 27405, USA
— 1 week away
Watauga County - Home Energy Conservation Workshop - http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/?p=314552Tue Sep 30, 2014
5:30 PM - 6:45 PM Where:
Agricultural Conference Center, 252 Poplar Grove Rd., Boone NC 28607
— 2 weeks away
NC Sustainable Energy Association's 6th Annual Making Energy Work ConferenceWed Oct 1 - Thu Oct 2, 2014 - ALL DAY Where:
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6:30 PM - 7:45 PM Where:
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