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Solar Info

For those who are considering going solar.

Energy Efficiency

Understanding how you use energy is crucial to your start with going solar. We will provide you with a personalized look at your home's energy use to help you see how you use your energy.


Start by learning how much energy you use.

Get a customized Home Energy EZ Profile Report that illustrates your energy use. This tool also provides personalized energy saving tips. Have your account number ready, custom reports require log-in.


Get the biggest bang for your buck!

When you are ready to invest in energy efficiency, be sure to start with the low-cost and no-cost measures to maximize your investment. Let us help you get started. We have developed these 10 Steps to Save to help you get the most out of your time and money.

1. Program your thermostat $

2. Seal air leaks around window and doors $

3. Replace air filters monthly $

4. Switch to LED lighting $

5 .Plant shade trees $

6. Seal leaky duct work $$

7. Install sun screens $$

8. Upgrade to ENERGY STARĀ® appliances $$

9. Fix or replace your old AC system $$$

10. Invest in solar $$$


Get a rebate from RPU for investing in energy efficiency.

We offer an array of rebates for energy upgrades you make to your home. Find the energy upgrades that work best for you by visiting our rebates page.


Energy Saving Resources

These resources may provide additional information or tips to help you complete energy efficient home improvement projects or provide information that will help you make an informed decision when purchasing a new appliance or air conditioner.