Be Involved

Why be Energy Wise

1. Save Moneycartoon of an energy efficient city

Buying energy-efficient appliances, making energy-efficient home improvements, and taking energy-efficient actions every day can save hundreds of dollars on your energy bills. 

2. Improve your quality of life

Making energy efficiency upgrades can make your home more comfortable, your business more productive, and our cities more accessible.

3. Improve the economy

Energy efficiency saves businesses and governments billions of dollars in energy costs. It also promotes job creation and spurs innovation.

4. Protect the environment

Energy efficiency decreases pollution and conserves limited energy resources.

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Ways to Be Involved

  • MPES Americorps members participating in the Window Insert Build
    Volunteers participating in a window insert build for low income residents.
    Join an efficiency-focused student group such as UMaine Green Team or the Terrell House residential community.
  • Work with the Green Campus Initiative to help educate other students about energy efficiency in campus housing and dining facilities.

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Office of Sustainability
312-314 Corbett Hall
Orono, Maine 04469-5774
Tel: 207.581.1571