Home Energy Resources
Some of the resources listed below are password-protected (you may be prompted to log in to myCampus Portal; use your Gmail user name and password).
- Energy Education Highlights postcard (PDF)
- Frequently Asked Questions (Word)
- Instructions for Reporting Consumer Energy Activities in our MPRS
- Pros and Cons of Various Heating and Electric Systems (Word)
- Pacific Northwest Extension Energy Initiative
- Pros and Cons of Various Heating Fuels and Methods (Word)
- Protocol for County Offices Responding to Energy-Related Inquiries
- Small Wind Electric Systems: A Maine Consumer’s Guide (PDF), from National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
2011 Summer Home Energy Materials
2009 Fall Home Energy Workshop Materials
Materials for promoting the workshop
- ARRA logo (GIF)
- Efficiency Maine logo (PNG)
- News Release (Word): includes Efficiency Maine and ARRA as additional sponsors
Forms and Activities
- Building Interior Window Insulation Panels, by Guy Marsden
- Bulletin #7220, Maine Home Energy: Draft Stoppers
- Bulletin #7212, Maine Home Energy: How to Do an Energy Evaluation
- Rate My Energy Use (Excel)
- Bulletin #7213, Maine Home Energy: Stop Window Drafts with Homemade Indoor Shutters
PowerPoint Presentations and Scripts
- Part One: Home Energy Use… Where Can I Save Money
- Part Two: Easy Ways to Help Yourself
- Part Three: Comparing Different Home Heating Fuels and Alternative Energy Systems:
To turn off the automatic advance of slides: on the toolbar go to <slide show> then <set up show> then in the advance slides box click on the <manually> radio button and <ok>
Tools for Conducting a County Energy Program
- County Meeting News Release Template (Word)
- Energy Meeting Sign-In Sheet (Word)
- Home Energy Program Evaluation (Word)
- Washington County’s Keep Me Warm Kit Evaluation (Word)
June 2009 DVD with 3-part Saving Home Energy: Limited quantities available to counties. Contact Donna Coffin at email@example.com.
- Saving Home Energy — Part 1: How we use energy including the heat content of the fuel. New insulation recommendations.
Landscaping to Help Conserve Energy (PowerPoint), from Barb Murphy
March 2009 PowerPoint Presentations and Scripts
The original 90-slide Energy Program was divided into three segments with accompanying scripts. Slides have been added and edited to include current financial incentives. Also includes the Landscaping to Help Conserve Energy.
- Saving Home Energy — Part 1: How we use energy including the heat content of the fuel.
- Saving Home Energy —Part 2: Easy Ways to Help Yourself including conservation techniques and replacement of the heating system.
- Saving Home Energy — Part 3: Comparing Different Home Heating Fuels and Alternative Energy Systems. Fossil fuels, renewable fuels, Electricity, Solar, Wind, and Hydro are explored.
Other PowerPoint Presentations
- Energy Solutions for You… Complete Program Resources for You and Your Clients (PowerPoint): train the trainer presentation
- Home Energy Solutions… Easy Ways to Help Yourself: