July 2008 BusinessConnection Please visit us at www.sce.com Page 1 of 2 How Can My Business Save Energy, Money and the Environment Let Me Count the Ways . . . Express Efficiency Express Efficiency Summer Discount Plan credit: Refrigeration rebates: Air Conditioning rebates: At no cost to you, we’ll install a cycling device on your central air conditioner unit. During periods Install any of these items to help contain cool You can claim rebates or bill credit when of peak demand and based on the comfort level air inside your refrigeration systems and claim you purchase or lease any of the following you choose, we may turn off your air conditioner’s the applicable rebates: energy-efficient equipment: compressor. You still get your applicable bill credit $9.00 per linear foot – Night cover for $80.00 per horsepower – Variable whether or not a cycling event occurs. Enroll now display cases frequency drives and start earning credit before the program closes for the season on October 1st. $3.00 per square foot – Strip curtains for $1.35 per square foot – Reflective walk-in boxes window film Apply for your rebates today! Funds are limited Up to $200 per linear foot – New $100.00 per unit – Packaged Terminal Air and available on a first-come, first-served refrigeration display case with doors Conditioners of less than two tons basis to SCE customers only. Please call $50 each – Special doors with low/no $123.00 per ton – Advanced Evaporative 800-736-4777 to learn more. Or, for complete anti-sweat heat Coolers details, terms and conditions and an application form, visit www.sce.com/coolcash. $14 per linear foot – Anti-sweat heat controls $50 each – Old Refrigerator or Freezer: Note: California customers who choose to participate $1.00 per linear foot – Insulate bare We will pay you $50 when you let us pick up your in these programs are not obligated to purchase any suction lines additional services offered by contractors. Programs are old inefficient working refrigerator or freezer. $4.00 per linear foot – Cooler or freezer funded by California utility ratepayers and administered We’ll dispose of it in an environmentally friendly by Southern California Edison under the auspices of door gaskets manner FREE of charge. This offer is good ONLY the California Public Utilities Commission. Programs Up to $50 per closer – Auto-closers for for consumer model appliances. may be modified or terminated without prior notice. coolers or freezers $75 per controller – Evaporative fan controller $20 per motor – ECM and PSC Motors $90 per controller – Vending machine controller $50 rebate – New Refrigerator: When you purchase a new ENERGY STAR® qualified refrigerator, send us your receipt and all required documentation (see www.sce.com/coolcash) to collect your $50 rebate. This offer is available ONLY for consumer model refrigerators. July 2008 Page 2 of 2 Southern California. Powered by the Sun. Make a Voluntary Contribution Today Wouldn’t it be nice to just plug right into the sun for all our electricity needs? We’re taking For a Cleaner Tomorrow giant strides in that direction. Recently, we proposed the nation’s largest rooftop solar How can you help the nation’s most populous state become photovoltaic installation, seeking to convert 65 million square feet of large warehouse the most environmentally friendly place to live and work? rooftops into solar generating stations. Simply make a voluntary contribution toward technologies The program is estimated to cost that will capture greater amounts of renewable energy $875 million over the next five from resources such as the sun, water, wind, biomass, and years, will produce enough elec- geothermal formations. tricity to supply about 162,000 homes, and is subject to approval Make your voluntary contribution of any amount, payable by the California Public Utilities to the: Renewable Resource Trust Fund. Include your Commission. This investment check in the return envelope with your bill payment. We helps us fulfill our commitment to will forward your contribution to the California Energy help protect the environment. Commission, which administers this fund. The solar panel installation Your contribution will help California meet its goal to will reduce greenhouse gas generate more renewable energy, and to educate consumers emissions, capitalize on unused about the benefits of investing in renewable energy today rooftop space, and utilize existing for a cleaner environment tomorrow. circuits and transmission lines to carry clean power from the sun To learn more, please call 800-555-7794, or visit directly to customers. www.sce.com/cecfund. We hope to start supplying power from the beginning segments of the new solar program this year, especially for customers in some of the high-growth areas of our service territory. To learn more about solar energy and our latest solar projects, visit www.sce.com/solar. Daniel P. Breig, SCE Director, Project Development Division POWER CONTENT LABEL Is Fire Fighting Part of Your Business? ENERGY 2008 SCE 2007 CA POWER MIX* POWER MIX** RESOURCES (projected) (for comparison) Put safety first and make your business one that fights fire before it ever has a chance to ignite. Start by implementing an emergency plan, and designate safety personnel Eligible Renewable 16% 10% or a “go-to” person with the responsibility of helping everyone maintain a hazard-free -- Biomass & waste 2% <1% workplace. In addition: -- Geothermal 9% 2% -- Small hydroelectric 1% 6% Do not overload power outlets; rather, use a circuit breaker power strip with multiple -- Solar 1% <1% sockets to accommodate your needs. -- Wind 3% 2% Be attentive when using heat-producing electrical devices such as warmers, stoves, Coal 8% 32% ovens, space heaters, or fans, and discontinue use of any item that has frayed or broken Large Hydroelectric 5% 24% wires. If such items come in contact with flammable or wet surfaces, they may cause a Natural Gas 50% 31% fire or electrical shock. Nuclear 21% 3% Other <1% 0% Keep fire extinguishers handy and train your staff about proper usage in the event of a small fire. TOTAL 100% 100% *96% of SCE Power Mix is specifically purchased from Follow manufacturer’s instructions for using potentially hazardous products individual suppliers. indoors and out. **Percentages are estimated annually by the California Energy Commission based on electricity sold to And if you see smoke or fire at your business or nearby, follow your company’s guidelines California consumers during the previous year. for handling emergencies. Otherwise, immediately call 9-1-1, alert building occupants, For specific information about this electricity product, and prepare to evacuate quickly. Once you are out, do not return to the area until local contact Southern California Edison. For general authorities have declared that it is safe to do so. information about the Power Content Label, contact the California Energy Commission at 1-800-555-7794 or Learn more about fire and emergency preparedness at www.sce.com/firesafety. www.energy.ca.gov/consumer.
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