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Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy for San Francisco Residents

Homeowners  - Save money and operating costs, minimize energy waste, and lower your property's environmental impact.

Commercial and Multifamily Properties - Save money and operating costs, minimize energy waste, and lower your building's environmental impact.

 


Tips and Solutions for All Residents

Are phantom loads haunting your energy bill? Do you leave your computer, coffee machine, or TV plugged in when they are not in use? If so, your home may be haunted with phantom loads! 

How can I save energy and money while using my computer? Many computers use as much power when inactive as they do when they are in full use. Follow these energy saving tips to ensure that your computer is using only as much energy as it needs. More efficient energy use means less greenhouse gas emissions and a lower utility bill!  

What's Your Watt? Find the largest phantom loads in your home by checking out a watt meter from the San Francisco Public Library.

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