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Local Energy Provider Incentives

Energy Savings Opportunities

Save Energy:

  1. Perform an energy audit or use Energy Star’s Portfolio to track energy use.fluorescent T
  2. Perform routine maintenance on all Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning equipment.
  3. Upgrade lighting from T 12 lamps with electromagnetic ballasts to T 8 or T 5 lamps with electronic ballast.  Replace incandescent light bulbs with compact fluorescent light bulbs, and use occupancy sensors in restrooms, offices, break rooms, etc…



Save Water:

  1. Check for leaks by performing water audits or by closely reviewing your water bills.faucet
  2. Install water-saving heads in your sinks and showers.
  3. Install low-flush toilets and low-flush or no-flush urinals





Reduce, Reuse, Recycle:

    1. Perform a waste audit of your business to identify improvement opportunities.
    2. Track your monthly waste.
    3. Establish a business – wide recycling program for at least glass, plastic bottles, and paper.
    4. Buy supplies made with recycled content

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Local Energy Provider Incentives:

Dayton Power and Light (DP&L)


Duke Energy


Energy Savings Opportunities:

Utility Incentives for all Ohio Counties

Government Incentives for all States

How to Become Energy Efficient

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