Making choices that save energy -- in your home, business or community -- can have a positive impact on the environment while also saving you money. In this section of our website, CCE-Essex offers an array of resources that can help you learn about ways you can reduce energy consumption and use energy resources more efficiently.
Switching from incandescent to compact fluorescent (CFL) bulbs can help cut home energy costs. CFLs last ten times longer than incandescent bulbs, and use less electricity.
While portable electric heaters are one of the easiest heaters to use for supplemental heat in a home, they are not magic. Learn more about them here.
Although small cracks around windows and doors contribute to air leakage, the biggest holes are often located in the attic, crawlspace, or basement.
Energy Star products are those that meet energy efficiency guidelines set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Energy.
Last updated September 9, 2016