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Energy Efficiency begins with you

You can take some simple steps to reduce your impact on the environment, not to mention you wallet. Use these low or no-cost energy saving tips to turn your home or business into a model of efficiency.

Direct your questions concerning energy saving tips to Linette Allen at or 903-683-2248 ext. 3047.

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Home Efficiency Tips

When you have an energy-efficient home, you'll not only keep your family comfortable, you'll also save money.

 + Heating and Cooling

 + Appliances

 + Electronics

 + Lighting

 + Water

 + Windows and Doors

Business Efficiency TIps

With a few small changes, your business can see a big difference in its bottom line.  Explore these energy saving tips and learn how to increase the efficiency around your workplace.

 + Heating & Cooling

 + Office Equipment

 + Office Lighting

Home Energy Audits

A home energy audit will help identify opportunities to reduce your monthly energy bill, and you can do it yourself.  To get started, you'll need your home's square footage, the type of foundation it's built on, the current amount of attic floor or roof insulation and a copy of your latest electric bill. 

Start you energy audit

CCECA has cerftified Energy Auditors available to help members.  If you feel like you might need an Energy Audit of your home or business please contact Member Services at 903-683-2248 ext. 4700.

More Information

There are a number of tax credits available to help offset the cost of energy efficient appliances and home improvements.  Here are a few good resources:

Texas Weatherization Assistance Program

Federal Energy Star Website

Texas State Energy Conservation Office

IRS: Home Energy Efficient Products

Sources: U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Small Business Administration