General

Energy Star

The US Environmental Protection Agency's Energy Star site provides information about efficient technology and appliances, as well as home energy audits. You can also find a home energy rater on this site.

 

Citizens' Electric Energy Conservation

This site offers information on Citizens' Electric Company's conservation and efficiency ideas as well as links to different agencies, centers, and providers of energy conservation and efficiency strategies, education, and opportunities.

 

PPL Energy Analyzer

This online app is an easy way PPL customers can track their energy usage. It produces graphs and reports, and keeps two years worth of bills in its database.

 

EnergySavers

The U.S. Department of Energy provides consumers with free and inexpensive strategies for saving energy and money through the cold months, as well as energy-saving investments that can provide savings over the long term. You'll also find information on financial assistance for energy-saving improvements.

Residential

What is a Home Energy Audit?

This video, produced by the Pennsylvania PUC, describes the value and process of obtaining an energy audit for your home.


Reducing Energy use at Home- 10 Quick Tips to Save You Money!

This document offers the Energy Resource Center's 10 quick tips to save you money at home.

 

Stay Warm PA's 16 Steps to Save Energy

This document comes from the State of Pennsylvania’s Stay Warm program and provides sixteen ways to reduce your utility bills.

 

Home Energy Yardstick

This site provides information about tracking your energy use, including a tool allowing you to find our how your energy use compares to others nationwide.

 

Do-It-Yourself Guide to Home Sealing
This guide offers step-by-step instructions for "sealing" common air leaks and adding insulation to the attic.

Commercial & Industrial

20 Ways to Save Energy Now

These business energy saving tips are easily implemented, require no complicated changes to operating practices, and are the first step toward realizing reduced energy costs.

 

25 Quick On-Farm Energy Saving Tips

Ontario's Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) provides quick and easy steps to reduce energy in the farmhouse and on the farm.

 

Energy Tips for Irrigators

This publication describes ways that irrigators can save energy to reduce irrigation costs. It describes recommended irrigation system installations, explains how utilities charge their irrigation customers for electricity and describes common causes of wasted energy, as well as common energy-saving hardware improvements.

 

Controlling Farm Energy Costs

This document, by Citizen's Electric and QuestLine, provides information on energy efficiency measures that farmers can institute, including low energy tillage, irrigation management, improved lighting and ventilation in livestock buildings, and energy efficient equipment and transportation.