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We are actively working on building Wellesley specific resources.  There are a number of tips included in the e-Newsletters and past seminar presentations.  We are in the process of consilidating these tips into documents to support community outreach initiatives.
 
Tackle Summer electricity use:
SummerCooling is our newest initiative to reduce electric use for Summer Cooling.  Please click on the banner to see the pdf
 
Understand the "Big Picture":
Wellesley Energy Action Guide is a brief guide of where to get started in energy efficiency and conservation.  Please click on the handout and learn more.
 
Eliminate Energy Vampires:
The Kill-A-Watt Instructions and tips meter can be signed out from the library and plugged in to measure the electricity used for any home electronics or appliance with a plug.  Please "View" the instruction sheet below, sign-out a meter from the library and start plugging.  Energy vampires were also featured in Dec2009 .e-Newsletter
 
Real-time home electricty monitor - What can you learn:
Using electricity is as easy as flipping a switch.  Saving electricity is just as simple.  Look at the Making the most of the GroundedPower experience presentation on the MLP page to learn what our pilot participants have learned about how to save 35%

Town-Wide energy reduction:
To learn more about how Wellesley can achieve 10% reduction by 2013 click to view the Green Ribbon Study Committee - Wellesley Sustainable Energy Plan
 
 
Please click "View" to see the content in the documents below:
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Kill-A-Watt instructions and tips
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2 Page Instructions for Kill-A-Watt meters from the Library  Sep 13, 2010, 8:36 PM Scott Bender
Ċ SummerCooling_2011.pdf
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Reduce your Energy Use…Without Compromising Comfort!  106k v. 3 Jun 3, 2011, 1:54 PM Scott Bender
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Survey_Actions_analysis_v1.pdf
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Sustainable Wellesley Survey ..“What should we put in the checklists”?.. June 2012  Jul 30, 2012, 6:33 AM Scott Bender
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Wellesley Energy Action Guide
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save up to $3,000 / 12 tons of e-CO2 each year   Sep 13, 2010, 10:13 PM Scott Bender