Energy Efficiency


Are you satisfied with the amount you pay every month for electricity? Would you like to trim a few kilowatts from your usage each month? Some of the biggest users in your home are at work when you aren’t even using them.

The following links provide useful information on how to actively cut your usage.

Home Energy Audits

A home energy audit is the first step to assess how much energy your home consumes and to evaluate what measures you can take to make your home more energy efficient. An audit will show you solutions to problems that may save you significant amounts of money over time.

VIDEO: Common energy efficiency myths

Link to Touchstone Energy® Calculator
Free Online Energy Audit

Together We Save

It doesn’t take a lot of energy to save energy. But it sure pays off.

That’s the thinking behind, Touchstone Energy® Cooperatives’ national energy-efficiency campaign. is filled with tips to help members becoming more energy efficient.

The site features more than a dozen energy-efficiency interactive web applications linked to a virtual home tour, all designed to encourage co-op members throughout the country to take energy-saving actions now. Plus Touchstone Energy® TV, showcasing energy-efficiency videos and the Energy Saving Forum, where members can post their own energy saving success stories and learn more information on how they can lower their energy bill.


Carbon Footprint

This link will take you to an interactive survey where you can determine your monthly emissions of carbon, based on driving, energy usage and recycling habits. Once your estimated monthly carbon footprint is determined, you can learn more about purchasing Green Tags to offset your usage with renewable energy resources.

Carbon Footprint Calculator
Green Tag Application