Whether you are looking for ways to reduce your energy usage with your faith community or in your own home, you’ll find new ways to save energy!
For Houses of Worship
Here are some links to help you measure your house of worship carbon footprint and energy savings:
- OhIPL Energy Stewards™: You can track your congregation’s energy usage through the OhIPL Energy Stewards™ program. [Check it out here ]
- [Do It Yourself Energy Audit Checklist] (provided by National Interfaith Power and Light)
- Energy Star Action Workbook for Congregations
- Build your congregation’s energy profile and begin tracking your energy use and savings by setting up the EPA Portfolio Manager energy use profile system.
Energy Profile is a program for AEP Ohio residential customers to learn how energy efficient your home is and possible rebates for financing your energy efficiency projects. It takes less than five minutes to start your home’s profile. Click here to start!
Columbia Gas of Ohio offers home energy audits at a minimal cost. A Home Energy Auditor will conduct a thorough visual inspection of your home, test gas appliances for safety, and perform tests to assess insulation levels, air leaks, and gas heating equipment efficiency. If you are in the Columbia Gas utility region, call 1-877-644-6674 to schedule a Home Energy Audit. Make sure you use promo code OHIPL when you schedule the audit.
For a list of energy efficiency and renewable energy incentives and programs by utility (statewide), click here. (Developed for Energize Ohio by The OSU Extension and Green Energy Ohio)
A Do-it-yourself room by room home audit information can be found, here.
The American Council for an Energy Efficiency Economy offers a Home Energy Checklist for Action…what to do TODAY, what to do this WEEK, what to do this MONTH, and what to do this YEAR!