These days we’re all trying to be more environmentally responsible, but where do you start? Our energySMART program offers tips for conserving energy and resources in ways that are easy and save you money, too!
Learn and CompareFind out how choosing natural gas appliances can save you money and energy as well, compared with propane or electricity. Learn more >
Control Your Heating Bills with a Programmable ThermostatRegulating your heating and cooling with a programmable thermostat can help you better control your energy expenses. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, by using the recommended manufacturer settings, you can save up to $180 a year on your heating and cooling bills.
Take the Next Step to Energy EfficiencyAfter you've started to conserve energy by installing your programmable thermostat, consider taking additional energy efficiency measures, such as weatherizing your home, upgrading your water heater or heating system to a new energy efficient model, or installing a high-efficiency tankless water heater. Energy efficient appliances can reduce your natural gas consumption and help you save money on your energy bill. Learn about even more ways to be energy SMART.
Tax Credits for Energy-Efficient AppliancesThe American Taxpayer Relief Act extends the tax credit of up to $500 for homeowners who install qualified energy-efficient appliances such as high-efficiency furnaces and hot water heaters. This residential tax incentive for existing homes was extended retroactively for 2012 and goes through 2013. Get more information as well as a link to the IRS Residential Energy Credit form. Check the requirements to see if your equipment is eligible.