DOE 'EnergySavers' Website Offers Help to Contractors, Consumers
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A website with information to help consumers and small businesses save on energy costs this winter and that can be valuable to contractors marketing to consumers has been launched by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE
The site, www.energysavers.gov,
offers consumers a variety of free and inexpensive, practical and proven strategies to save energy and money during the cold months, as well as energy-saving investments that can provide savings over the long term.
Among the suggested long term benefits for energy saving are to install programmable thermostats,
to upgrade the home heating system
and to consider renewable technologies,
such as solar heating and solar hot water heating.
The site also offers information on finding financial assistance for purchasing energy saving investments, and how to conduct a home or business energy audit, or have one conducted by a professional.
The DOE suggests that contractors add links to www.energysavers.gov
from their own websites and spread the word to customers and prospects by word of mouth, customer mailers, etc.