A smart thermostat is often the simplest and most cost-effective way to save money on your heating and cooling. It can learn your home and away patterns, control the temperature to your desired levels and comfort preferences, and automatically adjust to save you money when you’re not home. You can say you turned off the thermostat, even when you forgot. That’s why they call it smart! Learn more at THE BASICS and shop at the Appliances Assistant.
Heat Pump Water Heater
Also called a hybrid electric water heater, these appliances are much more efficient than typical water heaters. These appliances use less energy by moving heat from surrounding air and transferring it to water in an enclosed tank. It’s designed to work with other services, like time-of-use electricity rates, and will save you money over the life of the appliance. Save even more with the SVCE Rebate Program. Learn more below with THE BASICS and shop at the Appliances Assistant.
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Want the Heat Pump Water Heater Cliff Notes? Read THE BASICS. Want more information? THE BUYERS GUIDE covers a range of topics including what to consider when buying a HPWH and factors to be aware of prior to installation. Work with an experienced contractor. Some buildings will require an electrical panel upgrade prior to installation.
Heat Pump Space Heating & Cooling
One appliance that heats and cools? Move over, sliced bread. Heat pump space heating and cooling systems work by taking heat from surrounding areas and moving it to another location. In the summertime, it moves heat from inside your home to the outside and does the opposite in winter. Learn more at THE BASICS.
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Using the power of magnets, induction cooking is increasingly being adopted as the preferred method of cooking. This impressive technology provides more accurate temperature control, an easy-to-clean surface, and heats water nearly twice as fast as gas or standard electric. And you’ll be cooking with clean electricity! Gas cooktops release harmful carbon monoxide, formaldehyde and other pollutants into your home. Learn more at THE BASICS.
When considering your home energy use, the dryer might not be the first appliance that comes to mind. But, the average American family washes approximately 300 loads of laundry every year and the energy use quickly adds up. Electric dryers are safer, cost less to purchase, and are simpler to install than gas dryers. Learn more at THE BASICS and shop at the Appliances Assistant.
Lighting & Other Efficiency Measures
When you switch from gas to all-electric appliances you reduce emissions and save money. Take one more step and minimize your energy usage. Install high-efficiency light bulbs and smart electronics, like thermostats and power strips. Learn more about energy-efficiency rebates and programs Save more money and save the planet.