Contact your utility
Your utility can give you information about energy use at your home or businesses and any available rebates or incentives. Ask for the conservation manager. Utilities are listed in the telephone book, or check the EnergyIdeas Web site for
Links to Northwest Utilities.
Help for Businesses
If you design, build, remodel or maintain commercial buildings in Washington State the Northwest Building Efficiency Center, funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, can provide objective information on energy efficiency. Contact the center at 1-866-929-NBEC, or info@nwBuildings.org.
For more information about energy efficiency in commercial buildings visit Better Bricks, an initiative of the Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance.
If your business needs help with a project or is in the market for sustainable products check out the recently published, 180-page Washington State Energy Marketplace Directory, put out by the Energy Policy Division of the state Department of Community, Trade, and Economic Development.
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Help for Homeowners
Anyone who lives in Washington State can get free, customized answers to questions about residential energy efficiency and conservation through the Washington State University Extension Energy Program Library. Call the library at 360-956-2076, or email your question to firstname.lastname@example.org.