ENERGY STAR® provides credible and unbiased information that consumers and businesses rely on to make well-informed decisions about products and buildings. Consumers can easily compare and contrast different products and appliances on the ENERGY STAR® website based on upfront price, ongoing energy usage, size, and other parameters.
DOE’s Energy Saver provides tips and in-depth information on improving various systems in your home. In particular, the Energy Saver resource, "Tips on Saving Money and Energy at Home" is a helpful starting guide.
Use a contractor certified in the state of Nevada who can conduct diagnostic tests before and after the work has been completed and who is committed to following all manufacturer installation guidelines. Look up certified contractors in Nevada here.
The average Nevadan could save upwards of $3,000 per year in fuel and maintenance cost savings by driving an electric vehicle (EV). Nearly every major consumer car manufacturer has or is in the process of releasing one or multiple EV models, and upfront costs for EVs continue to come down. In addition, the federal government offers a tax credit to income-qualifying people who purchase an EV. NV Energy also offers a rebate for installing an EV charger in your home.
A home energy assessment, a.k.a. a home energy audit, helps you determine where your home is inefficient and which problem areas and fixes you should prioritize to save energy and improve the comfort and safety of your home. A home energy assessment should be your first step before making energy-saving home improvements, and before adding a renewable energy system to your home. A professional home energy assessment by a certified energy auditor is recommended. Find a certified energy auditor near you here and learn more here.