2007 October sierrapacific.com Energy Conservation Rebate Increase the efficiency of your gas furnace, boiler or air–conditioner and receive a rebate. Conserve and Save Would you like to make your home To qualify for the rebate, the new Conservation more comfortable, energy–efficient and receive a cash incentive for system must meet minimum size and efficiency requirements such Corner doing so? When you replace as a minimum AFUE (Annual Fuel your old gas furnace, gas boiler or Utilization Efficiencies) and HSPF Change a Light Month air–conditioner with a more efficient (Heating Season Performance system you may qualify for a cash Factor) performance levels for When we change one light in our incentive ranging from $60 to $625 gas furnaces / boilers and heat home from a regular incandescent — depending upon the size and pumps or SEER (Seasonal Energy bulb to a compact fluorescent lamp (CFL), we can “Change the World!” efficiency of the unit you choose. Efficiency Ratio) and EER (Energy Efficiency Ratio) ratings for air According to the Environmental The increased use of energy during conditioning units. Protection Agency, if every household cold winters and hot summers in Nevada replaced just one bulb with results in an increase in your Qualifying customers must also have a CFL, we’d reduce statewide energy monthly energy bill. You may lower their system installed by a contractor consumption by approximately 45 your energy bill as much as 10 – 30% participating in Sierra Pacific Power’s million kWh a year. That’s enough just by making the switch to a high quality installation certification energy to light over 24,000 homes for efficiency gas furnace, gas boiler or program. Certain restrictions may a year. We’d also save $4.9 million in air–conditioner. apply, please call 1 (877) 411–8378, annual energy costs, while diminishing email email@example.com carbon dioxide emissions by over 69 or for more details, go to million pounds. sierrapacific.com/conservation With a wide variety of bulb wattages and styles available, CFLs can be used Rebates are available on a first come, almost anywhere you normally use first served basis until funding is incandescent bulbs. They use up to depleted or until December 31, 2007, 75 percent less energy and last an whichever comes first. Remember, the average of 7 to 10 years. more energy–efficient your gas furnace, gas boiler or air conditioner Sierra Pacific Power is now offering is, the more energy you’ll save, which discounts on CFLs at participating means there is more money left for retailers, while supplies last. you to do other things. Find retailer information at sierrapacific.com/conservation. Community Free Water Heater Blanket If your natural gas or propane service However, be sure to check the water provider is Sierra Pacific Power, while heater manufacturer’s label on some supplies last you may receive a free do not recommend the use of a water water heater blanket. This energy heater blanket. conservation program is not income restricted and is on a first come, first To schedule your Sierra Pacific Power served basis. Water Heater Blanket delivery, please call the Community Services Agency If your gas water heater is located at (775) 786–6023. in your garage or another unheated space, the installation of a water heater blanket can save you about Safety 21 therms of gas usage per year. At many points on its way to us, electricity Energy Efficiency Grants Awarded to can be potentially Nonprofit Groups dangerous. Overhead power lines, which Sierra Pacific Power awarded 18 • Junior Achievement are located high off energy efficiency grants totaling • Mishmash & Muddle the ground for safety, approximately $92,967 to nonprofit Thrift Store have no insulation organizations in Battle Mountain, • Nevada Health Centers and can carry more Elko, Gerlach, Hawthorne, Reno, (in Gerlach) than 500,000 volts. Sparks and Yerington. • Ridge House Substations and transformers contain • Ruby Mountain “live” parts that are dangerous to “This is a valuable program because Resource Center contact. Underground power lines it provides energy savings to nonprofit • SPCA of Northern Nevada are well–insulated, but a shovel can organizations that operate on very • The Battle Mountain Family damage them and create a shock tight budgets while serving their Resource Center hazard. Additionally, there are many communities,” said Mary Simmons, • The Igloo electrical or gas safety hazards in your vice president of external affairs • The Western Folklife Center home or in your workplace. Learn for Sierra Pacific Power. • Washoe Arc how you can stay safe and help • Washoe Legal Services avoid hazardous situations by Sierra Pacific Power is proud to visiting sierrapacific.com/safety or support the community and protect call Art Miller at (775) 834–7703. our natural resources by providing energy efficiency grants to the Energy following nonprofits: Fact For more information, visit sierrapacific.com • Boys & Girls Club of or call (775) 834–4444 or Mason Valley Did you know that household toll free (800) 962–0399 • Catholic Community Services lighting accounts for about of Northern Nevada 10 percent of your monthly • Crisis Call Center electric bill? So you can • FISH of Elko County save money and help reduce • Gerlach General the growing demand for Improvement District • HAWC Community electricity when you make the sierrapacific.com Health Center change to compact fluorescent (775) 834–4444. • Hawthorne Ordnance Museum lamps. They look funny and spp–nv/LVC 325m 10/07 save money.
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