Using CFLs is a great idea. Getting them for free is an even better one.
Switching to CFLs (Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs) is an easy way to save energy and money on your bill. CFLs last a lot longer and are much more efficient than their incandescent counterparts, as they're 75% more energy efficient than regular light bulbs.
1. FirstEnergy - Energy Conservation Kit Program
Ohio's FirstEnergy utilities -- Ohio Edison, The Illuminating Company and Toledo Edison – will offer energy conservation kits and educational materials beginning May 1, 2013, to their Ohio residential customers as part of the company's programs supporting Ohio Senate Bill 221, Ohio's energy efficiency law.
This MEANS - Ohio FirstEnergy utility customers of The Illuminating Company, Ohio Edison and Toledo Edison are NOW ELIGIBLE to receive an Energy Conservation Kit, for FREE!
To Receive A Energy Conservation Kit
-OR-CALL: (877) 639-0218
You WILL NEED to provide YOUR 12 digit Account #, and fill in all fields, to complete program enrollment!!
The Kit Includes
- 9 - Compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs)
- 1 - Smart strip/surge protector
- 1 - Furnace filter whistle
- 2 - LED night lights
To learn more about programs in Ohio, visit:
Energy Efficiency - www.energysaveOhio.com
Incentive Programs - www.firstenergycorp.com/save_energy/save_energy_ohio.html
*If you have FirstEnergy Solutions, and DO NOT live in Ohio,
GO HERE, click your state, to see what programs are available in your area and if you qualify.
2. Duke Energy - Free Energy Efficient CFL Bulbs!
If you’re a Duke Energy customer, go here for details on how to request FREE CFLs.
Duke Energy is giving away these free bulbs that you can lower your electric bill with than using traditional bulbs.
You will be required to submit your Account OR Telephone Number and also the last four digits of the account holders Social Security Number.
How do you determine how many CFL bulbs a person is qualified to receive?
Residential customers are eligible to receive CFL bulbs. The amount of bulbs that you qualify for depends on the number of CFL offers that you have previously participated in. Our records will indicate past participation and deduct from the maximum number of bulbs allowed for the campaign. The difference determines the number of bulbs eligible for the customer. The customer’s past participation may include coupons, K12 surveys, and other campaigns.
For other Duke Energy Programs and Incentives, GO HERE, and Enter your Zip Code.
Note: Many energy companies are offering up rebates on your CFL purchases...
so be sure to check their web-sites for more information!!