Austin Energy's Power Saver Program helps residential and business customers conserve energy, save money, and improve comfort. The program features a free online Energy Audit that gives consumers feedback on their energy consumption and helps identify ways they can save on utility bills. Austin Energy shows consumers ways to maximize energy efficiency through their Tools and Tips page which features Energy Savings Calculators, Power Saver Participating Companies Directory, and ENERGY STAR Product and Appliance Dealer lists.
Austin Energy's comprehensive portfolio of energy efficiency programs and offerings serve both homeowners and businesses. Through consulting, resources, and education, Austin Energy's Green Building Program® helps consumers build environmentally-sound homes and workplaces. Austin Energy's GreenChoice Program® offers electricity from clean, renewable sources and is one of the most successful utility-sponsored green power programs in the nation. Austin Energy encourages its customers to implement solar photovoltaic technology in their homes and businesses by offering generous rebates through their Solar Photovoltaic Program .
Austin Energy offers rebates and incentives on various home improvements including air conditioning, duct improvements, attic insulation, solar screens, caulking, and weather stripping. A Home Performance with ENERGY STAR Rebate covers up to 20% of the cost of eligible improvements-up to $1,575. Austin Energy also offers $2 off coupons toward the purchase of compact fluorescent light bulbs, or $4 off a package of two or more through its retail partners.
Austin Energy has created several promotional pieces that serve to educate consumers and retail sales associates on the benefits of ENERGY STAR qualified products.
Go to Austin Energy's home page for more ideas on promoting energy efficiency education.