Energy Efficiency

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Energy Efficiency Resources

Water Conservation

The majority of Wayne County, with the exception of a small part draining into the Lackawanna River and the Starucca/Cascade Creeks farther North, is a part of the Delaware River Basin Watershed. This means that...

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Change your temperature settings.

By decreasing your indoor temperature in the winter and increasing it in the summer, by just a few degrees, you can save up to 10% on your heating and cooling bills. Try keeping your indoor...

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Use a programmable thermostat.

It’s estimated that installing a programmable thermostat can save you 10% on your annual heating and cooling bills. Some estimate it's up to 20%. A programmable thermostat allows you to quickly and easily regulate temperature...

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Changing your light bulbs.

Changing your light bulbs is probably the easiest, most cost effective change you can make in your business. LEDs have an impressive lifespan (20-something years!) and are very cost-effective. They are an affordable investment and...

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Recycle. Everything.

Recycling just makes sense. Instead of throwing plastics, metals and glass in the trash or burning it up in an incinerator, we can make useful products out of them. Learn more on our resources page.

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Turn it off & Unplug it.

Many appliances draw power even when they are turned off. Often called “phantom loads,” this energy use can be attributed to nearly 5% of the electricity used in the United States. The Department of Energy...

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