Energy Conservation and Weatherization

Making a few simple conservation and weatherization measures can help anyone save money on their winter heating bills. Something as simple as putting plastic over windows to seal out the cold air, or having having your furnace tuned/replaced can save money.

Energy Conservation Ideas

Home Energy Saver – The Home Energy Saver allows vistors to submit information about their home and get a list of ways to make it more efficient.

Energy Savers – Tips from the U.S. Department of Energy for saving energy and money in your home 

Energy Savings Tips – The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio provides information about conserving natural gas around your home.

Smart Energy House – The Office of the Ohio Consumers’ Counsel constructed this online interactive home to help Ohioans to better understand how the use of appliances and other items can impact electric and natural gas bills.

ENERGY STAR – The ENERGY STAR website provides information about energy efficient products and services from a government-backed program helping businesses and individuals protect the environment through superior energy efficiency.

Financial Assistance

Home Weatherization Assistance Program (HWAP) – The Home Weatherization Assistance Program from the Ohio Development Services Agency provides qualifying households with weatherization measures such as adding insulation, repairing or replacing heating equipment, safety–testing, and air–leakage reduction.