Spring into Energy Savings and Safety at Home

 

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Did you know that one of the easiest ways to start to live sustainably is to look at how you are using energy at home? Solana Center for Environmental Innovation has partnered with SDG&E to provide these tools to understand where you can save time, energy and money. Spring is the perfect time to take a fresh look on how to make changes that will have a big impact.

Spring time means home and yard improvement projects. Get your home inside and out ready for the season with these helpful tips.

Inside the home

Discovering how and what is using energy in your home is the first step to understanding where your biggest energy-saving opportunities lie. Take SDG&E’s energy survey and get a customized report with energy-saving recommendations.

  • Simply log into sdge.com/myaccount.
  • Click on the “My Energy” tab
  • Click on My Energy Survey.

For more information and a step-by-step guide. Click here.

SDG&E_computerOutside the Home

Planning to plant a tree or install a fence or deck? WAIT! Here’s what you need to know first. Homeowners often make risky assumptions about whether or not they should get their utility lines marked, but every digging job requires a call – even small projects like planting trees and shrubs. Gas pipelines can be located anywhere – under streets, sidewalks and yes even in your yard. Damaging a pipeline can cause a dangerous break or leak, can disrupt service to an entire neighborhood and can result in injury or expense.

Calling 811 before every digging job gets your underground utility lines marked for free and helps prevent undesired consequences. For more information about staying safe visit http://www.sdge.com/safety/gas-safety/dial-811-you-dig .

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