The Residential Energy Savings Network provides individual consumers and residential real estate professionals with information and resources on home energy savings. Consumers can start simply by understanding and calculating their carbon footprint, reviewing quick energy savings tips and ideas to lower their utility bills, choose green power suppliers, obtain energy efficiency reports and access DIY guidance or professional services. Below is a summary of some of the resources provided for consumers:
Quick Home Energy Savings Tips - A compilation of simple, low cost energy savings and conservation tips to reduce your electricity and fuel use and improve overall comfort and home health. (coming soon)
HomeEnergyFaire- A home energy savings resource site offering information, resources and tools for homeowners, renters, and real estate professionals to learn and effectively apply energy savings concepts, from conservation, to energy efficiency, to renewable energy.
LiteFaire - A quick and simple light replacement cost and energy savings calculator for smartphones using the Android operating system. This application (app) displays whole-house and room-by-room savings results, and is a great mobile tool for the professional who wants to assess a home's lighting and make recommendations.
Choose YOUR Power - Exercise your FREE option to reduce your monthly Utility bill. An overview of utility deregulation and how you can benefit from free market competition. Obtain several bids from power producers/suppliers including (green power suppliers)offering you competitive electricity and fuel rates.
Carbon Credits and Offsets - A resource for Individuals and households interested in calculating and reducing their carbon footprint. This allows consumers to offset (and retire) quantifiable units of carbon by encouraging the use of renewable energy to substitute for fossil fuels, and utilizing those carbon credits to fund humanitarian and development projects globally.
Energy Assessments -Access to personalized energy assessments and action plans to significantly reduce costs and energy use in a comprehensive and fun portal
Instructional guides for implementing home energy efficiency and renewable energy measures for do-it-yourselfers. (coming soon)