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== '''<font color="Green">Humboldt County Energy Services</font> '''==
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There are tons of free energy saving programs around Humboldt County, CA, USA.  These programs provide equipment and services that can be used to reduce energy consumption and can assist in utility bill payments.  The following is a list of all services that are available as of may 2011. 
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There are tons of free energy saving programs around [[Humboldt County]], CA, USA.  These programs provide equipment and services that can be used to reduce energy consumption and can assist in utility bill payments.  The following is a list of all services that are available as of May 2011.  There area also many [[Humboldt County organizations working on energy issues]] as well.
  
 
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|[[CFL]]
 
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|Humboldt resident
 
|Humboldt resident
 
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|[[Faucet Aerator]]
 
|[[Faucet Aerator]]
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|Humboldt resident
 
|Humboldt resident
 
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|[[CFL]]
 
|[[CFL]]
|Energy Savings Assistance Program
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|[[#Energy Savings Assistance Program|Energy Savings Assistance Program]]
 
|Income-qualified
 
|Income-qualified
 
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|[[Caulking]]
 
|[[Caulking]]
|Energy Savings Assistance Program
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|[[#Energy Savings Assistance Program|Energy Savings Assistance Program]]
 
|Income-qualified
 
|Income-qualified
 
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|[[Low-Flow Showerheads]]
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|[[Low-Flow showerheads]]
|Energy Savings Assistance Program
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|[[#Energy Savings Assistance Program|Energy Savings Assistance Program]]
 
|Income-qualified
 
|Income-qualified
 
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|-
 
|[[Minor Home Repair]]
 
|[[Minor Home Repair]]
|Energy Savings Assistance Program
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|[[#Energy Savings Assistance Program|Energy Savings Assistance Program]]
 
|Income-qualified
 
|Income-qualified
 
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|-
|[[Refrigerator Replacement]]
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|[[Refrigerator]] Replacement
|Energy Savings Assistance Program
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|[[#Energy Savings Assistance Program|Energy Savings Assistance Program]]
 
|Income-qualified
 
|Income-qualified
 
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|[[Furnace Replacement]]
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|[[Furnace]] Replacement
|Energy Savings Assistance Program
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|[[#Energy Savings Assistance Program|Energy Savings Assistance Program]]
 
|Income-qualified
 
|Income-qualified
 
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|[[Water Heater Replacement]]
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|[[Water Heater]] Replacement
|Energy Savings Assistance Program
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|[[#Energy Savings Assistance Program|Energy Savings Assistance Program]]
 
|Income-qualified
 
|Income-qualified
 
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|[[Attic Insulation]]
 
|[[Attic Insulation]]
|[[LIEE]]
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|[[#LIEE|LIEE]]
 
|Income-qualified
 
|Income-qualified
 
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|[[Refrigerator Replacement]]
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|[[Refrigerator]] Replacement
|[[LIEE]]
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|[[#LIEE|LIEE]]
 
|Income-qualified
 
|Income-qualified
 
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|[[Furnace Replacement]]
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|[[Furnace]] Replacement
|[[LIEE]]
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|[[#LIEE|LIEE]]
 
|Income-qualified
 
|Income-qualified
 
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|[[Weatherstripping]]
 
|[[Weatherstripping]]
|[[LIEE]]
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|[[#LIEE|LIEE]]
 
|Income-qualified
 
|Income-qualified
 
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|[[Caulking]]
 
|[[Caulking]]
|[[LIEE]]
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|[[#LIEE|LIEE]]
 
|Income-qualified
 
|Income-qualified
 
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|[[Low-Flow Showerheads]]
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|[[Low-Flow showerheads]]
|[[LIEE]]
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|[[#LIEE|LIEE]]
 
|Income-qualified
 
|Income-qualified
 
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|[[Water Heater Blanket]]
 
|[[Water Heater Blanket]]
|[[LIEE]]
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|[[#LIEE|LIEE]]
 
|Income-qualified
 
|Income-qualified
 
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|[[Door Repair]]
 
|[[Door Repair]]
|[[LIEE]]
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|[[#LIEE|LIEE]]
 
|Income-qualified
 
|Income-qualified
 
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|[[Building Envelope Repair]]
 
|[[Building Envelope Repair]]
|[[LIEE]]
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|[[#LIEE|LIEE]]
 
|Income-qualified
 
|Income-qualified
 
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|[[Attic Insulation]]
 
|[[Attic Insulation]]
|[[LIHEAP]]
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|[[#LIHEAP|LIHEAP]]
 
|Income-qualified
 
|Income-qualified
 
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|[[Caulking]]
 
|[[Caulking]]
|[[LIHEAP]]
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|[[#LIHEAP|LIHEAP]]
 
|Income-qualified
 
|Income-qualified
 
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|[[Water Heater Blanket]]
 
|[[Water Heater Blanket]]
|[[LIHEAP]]
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|[[#LIHEAP|LIHEAP]]
 
|Income-qualified
 
|Income-qualified
 
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|[[Heating System Repair]]
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|[[Heating]] System Repair
|[[LIHEAP]]
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|[[#LIHEAP|LIHEAP]]
 
|Income-qualified
 
|Income-qualified
 
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|[[Cooling System Repair]]
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|[[Cooling]] System Repair
|[[LIHEAP]]
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|[[#LIHEAP|LIHEAP]]
 
|Income-qualified
 
|Income-qualified
 
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|[[Natural Gas Testing]]
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|[[Natural Gas]] Testing
|[[RCAA]]
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|[[#RCAA|RCAA]]
 
|Humboldt resident
 
|Humboldt resident
 
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|[[Propane Testing]]
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|[[Propane]] Testing
|[[RCAA]]
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|[[#RCAA|RCAA]]
 
|Humboldt resident
 
|Humboldt resident
 
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|-
 
|[[Attic Insulation]]
 
|[[Attic Insulation]]
|[[RCAA]]
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|[[#RCAA|RCAA]]
 
|Humboldt income-qualified
 
|Humboldt income-qualified
 
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|-
 
|[[Floor Insulation]]
 
|[[Floor Insulation]]
|[[RCAA]]
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|[[#RCAA|RCAA]]
 
|Humboldt income-qualified
 
|Humboldt income-qualified
 
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|-
 
|[[Duct Insulation]]
 
|[[Duct Insulation]]
|[[RCAA]]
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|[[#RCAA|RCAA]]
 
|Humboldt income-qualified
 
|Humboldt income-qualified
 
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|-
 
|[[Water Heater Blanket]]
 
|[[Water Heater Blanket]]
|[[RCAA]]
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|[[#RCAA|RCAA]]
 
|Humboldt income-qualified
 
|Humboldt income-qualified
 
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|-
 
|[[Water Heater Timer]]
 
|[[Water Heater Timer]]
|[[RCAA]]
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|[[#RCAA|RCAA]]
 
|Humboldt income-qualified
 
|Humboldt income-qualified
 
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|[[Heating System Repair]]
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|[[Heating]] System Repair
|[[RCAA]]
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|[[#RCAA|RCAA]]
 
|Humboldt income-qualified
 
|Humboldt income-qualified
 
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|[[Cooling System Repair]]
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|[[Cooling]] System Repair
|[[RCAA]]
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|[[#RCAA|RCAA]]
 
|Humboldt income-qualified
 
|Humboldt income-qualified
 
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|[[Carbon Monoxide Detector]]
 
|[[Carbon Monoxide Detector]]
|[[RCAA]]
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|[[#RCAA|RCAA]]
 
|Humboldt resident
 
|Humboldt resident
 
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|[[Low-Flow Showerheads]]
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|[[Low-Flow showerheads]]
|[[RCAA]]
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|[[#RCAA|RCAA]]
 
|Humboldt income-qualified
 
|Humboldt income-qualified
 
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|[[Faucet Aerator]]
 
|[[Faucet Aerator]]
|[[RCAA]]
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|[[#RCAA|RCAA]]
 
|Humboldt income-qualified
 
|Humboldt income-qualified
 
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|[[Storm Windows]]
 
|[[Storm Windows]]
|[[RCAA]]
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|[[#RCAA|RCAA]]
 
|Humboldt income-qualified
 
|Humboldt income-qualified
 
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|-
 
|[[Thermal Windows]]
 
|[[Thermal Windows]]
|[[RCAA]]
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|[[#RCAA|RCAA]]
 
|Humboldt income-qualified
 
|Humboldt income-qualified
 
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|-
 
|[[CFL]]
 
|[[CFL]]
|[[RCAA]]
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|[[#RCAA|RCAA]]
 
|Humboldt income-qualified
 
|Humboldt income-qualified
 
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|[[Lead Hazard Abatement]]
 
|[[Lead Hazard Abatement]]
|[[RCAA]]
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|[[#RCAA|RCAA]]
 
|Grant funded basis
 
|Grant funded basis
 
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|[[Power strips]]
 
|[[Power strips]]
|[[HSU Green Campus]]
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|[[Faucet Aerator]]
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|[[CFL]]
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|[[#Green Campus|HSU Green Campus]]
 
|HSU dorm student
 
|HSU dorm student
 
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=== '''<font color="Blue">Further Description of Programs</font> '''===
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==Programs==
 
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'''LIEE''' - Low-Income Energy Efficiency Program
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===LIEE===
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Low-Income Energy Efficiency Program  
 
* The LIEE program provides no-cost weatherization services to low-income households who meet the CARE guidelines.  
 
* The LIEE program provides no-cost weatherization services to low-income households who meet the CARE guidelines.  
 
* Services provided include attic insulation, energy efficient refrigerators, energy efficient furnaces, weatherstripping, caulking, low-flow showerheads, waterheater blankets, and door and building envelope repairs which reduce air infiltration.  
 
* Services provided include attic insulation, energy efficient refrigerators, energy efficient furnaces, weatherstripping, caulking, low-flow showerheads, waterheater blankets, and door and building envelope repairs which reduce air infiltration.  
 
* Contact your electric utility company
 
* Contact your electric utility company
  
 
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===LIHEAP===
'''LIHEAP''' - Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program
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Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program
 
* A federally funded program under the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)that provides two basic types of services, 1) outreach and 2) financial assistance.
 
* A federally funded program under the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)that provides two basic types of services, 1) outreach and 2) financial assistance.
 
*# Free weatherization which can include attic insulation, caulking, weather stripping, door replacement, water heater blankets, heating/cooling system repair, and other conservation measures.
 
*# Free weatherization which can include attic insulation, caulking, weather stripping, door replacement, water heater blankets, heating/cooling system repair, and other conservation measures.
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* Contact:  1-866-675-6623 or website: http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/ocs/liheap/
 
* Contact:  1-866-675-6623 or website: http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/ocs/liheap/
  
 
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===RCAA===
'''RCAA''' - Redwood Community Action Agency
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Redwood Community Action Agency
 
* A locally based, private non-profit organization that provides a wide range of services to low and moderate income residents of Humboldt County.
 
* A locally based, private non-profit organization that provides a wide range of services to low and moderate income residents of Humboldt County.
 
* The Energy and Environmental Services Division is committed to assisting low to moderate income households reduce their energy burden, improve the health and safety conditions of occupied housing and to foster client self-sufficiency. In support of these goals, they provide the following services:
 
* The Energy and Environmental Services Division is committed to assisting low to moderate income households reduce their energy burden, improve the health and safety conditions of occupied housing and to foster client self-sufficiency. In support of these goals, they provide the following services:
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* Contact: (707) 444-3831 or website: http://www.rcaa.org/EnergyDemonstration/index.html
 
* Contact: (707) 444-3831 or website: http://www.rcaa.org/EnergyDemonstration/index.html
  
 
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===RCEA===
'''RCEA''' - Redwood Coast Energy Authority
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Redwood Coast Energy Authority
 
* A joint powers authority made up of Humboldt county members. Offers 3 main programs that apply to renters
 
* A joint powers authority made up of Humboldt county members. Offers 3 main programs that apply to renters
 
*# Residential Neighborhood Sweeps which provide free: CFL, LED nightlights, fluorescent torcheries, faucet aerators.
 
*# Residential Neighborhood Sweeps which provide free: CFL, LED nightlights, fluorescent torcheries, faucet aerators.
 
*# Fluorescent Take it Back, which provides free disposal of CFL, and flourescent tubes in various locations across the county
 
*# Fluorescent Take it Back, which provides free disposal of CFL, and flourescent tubes in various locations across the county
 
*# Holiday Light Exchange: replaces incandescent lights with LED ones, for free during the holiday season.  
 
*# Holiday Light Exchange: replaces incandescent lights with LED ones, for free during the holiday season.  
* Contact: (800) 931 - RCEA or website: http://redwoodenergy.org/
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* Contact: (800) 931 - RCEA(7232) or website: http://redwoodenergy.org/
  
 
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===Green Campus===
'''Green Campus'''
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* A federally funded program under the Alliance To Save Energy, that focuses on students of Humboldt State University (HSU). Green Campus is only available to currently enrolled students of the university. Eligible students primarily receive information and assistance with conservation such as energy audits. The program can provide free: CFL, power-strips, and faucet aerators, but supply is limited and targeted towards dormitory residents.
 
* A federally funded program under the Alliance To Save Energy, that focuses on students of Humboldt State University (HSU). Green Campus is only available to currently enrolled students of the university. Eligible students primarily receive information and assistance with conservation such as energy audits. The program can provide free: CFL, power-strips, and faucet aerators, but supply is limited and targeted towards dormitory residents.
 
*Contact website: http://www.hsugreencampus.com/index.html
 
*Contact website: http://www.hsugreencampus.com/index.html
  
 
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===Energy Savings Assistance Program===
'''Energy Savings Assistance Program'''
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* PG&E's Energy Savings Assistance Program provides income-qualified renters and homeowners with easy, free solutions to help manage their energy use and save money on their monthly energy bills.
 
* PG&E's Energy Savings Assistance Program provides income-qualified renters and homeowners with easy, free solutions to help manage their energy use and save money on their monthly energy bills.
 
* Contact: 1-800-989-9744 or website: http://www.pge.com/energypartners/
 
* Contact: 1-800-989-9744 or website: http://www.pge.com/energypartners/
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=== '''<font color="Blue">Other Related Programs</font> '''===
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===CARE Program===  
 
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California Alternate Rates for Energy Program
 
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'''CARE PROGRAM''' - California Alternate Rates for Energy Program
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* A Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) program that provides a monthly discount on energy bills for income-qualified households.
 
* A Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) program that provides a monthly discount on energy bills for income-qualified households.
 
* For specific program guidelines go to http://www.pge.com/myhome/customerservice/financialassistance/care/eligibility/
 
* For specific program guidelines go to http://www.pge.com/myhome/customerservice/financialassistance/care/eligibility/
 
* Contact: 1-866-743-2273
 
* Contact: 1-866-743-2273
  
 
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===FERA===
'''FERA''' - Family Electric Rate Assistance
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Family Electric Rate Assistance
 
* The PG&E FERA program provides a monthly discount on electric bills for income-qualified households of three or more persons.
 
* The PG&E FERA program provides a monthly discount on electric bills for income-qualified households of three or more persons.
 
* For specific program guidelines go to http://www.pge.com/myhome/customerservice/financialassistance/fera/eligibility/
 
* For specific program guidelines go to http://www.pge.com/myhome/customerservice/financialassistance/fera/eligibility/
 
* Contact: 1-800-743-5000 for residential single family home or 1-866-743-2273 for sub-metered residential facilities
 
* Contact: 1-800-743-5000 for residential single family home or 1-866-743-2273 for sub-metered residential facilities
  
 
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===Medical Baseline Allowance===
'''Medical Baseline Allowance'''
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* Get additional quantities of energy through PG&E at the lowest (baseline) price for residential customers. To qualify for Medical Baseline, a California-licensed physician must certify that a full-time resident in your home has one of these medical conditions:
 
* Get additional quantities of energy through PG&E at the lowest (baseline) price for residential customers. To qualify for Medical Baseline, a California-licensed physician must certify that a full-time resident in your home has one of these medical conditions:
 
*# Dependent on life-support equipment while at home*
 
*# Dependent on life-support equipment while at home*
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* Visit http://www.pge.com/myhome/customerservice/financialassistance/medicalbaseline/ for details and application documents
 
* Visit http://www.pge.com/myhome/customerservice/financialassistance/medicalbaseline/ for details and application documents
  
 
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===REACH===
'''RCAA''' - Redwood Community Action Agency
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Relief for Energy Assistance Through Community Help
* A locally based, private non-profit organization. Focus is primarily on structural and mechanical components of home, which often can affect energy efficiency. Further assistance is provided to qualified individuals. Eligibility is income based.
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* Contact:  (707) 445-0881 or website: http://www.rcaa.org/index.html
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'''REACH''' - Relief for Energy Assistance Through Community Help
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* This is a PG&E program that provides one time assistance (during an 18 month period) to low income families that have undergone an unforeseen hardship. The program gives aid in the form of an energy credit, that can be up to $200, depending on the amount of past due PG&E balance.
 
* This is a PG&E program that provides one time assistance (during an 18 month period) to low income families that have undergone an unforeseen hardship. The program gives aid in the form of an energy credit, that can be up to $200, depending on the amount of past due PG&E balance.
 
* Contact: 1-800-933-9677 or website: http://www.pge.com/myhome/customerservice/financialassistance/reach/
 
* Contact: 1-800-933-9677 or website: http://www.pge.com/myhome/customerservice/financialassistance/reach/
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=== '''<font color="Blue">Flex Your Power - California Energy Efficiency and Conservations</font> '''===
 
  
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===Flex Your Power===
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Flex Your Power - California Energy Efficiency and Conservations
 
* Browse ALL California Low-Income Energy Efficiency Programs
 
* Browse ALL California Low-Income Energy Efficiency Programs
 
*http://www.fypower.org/feature/lowincome/lowincome_programs.html
 
*http://www.fypower.org/feature/lowincome/lowincome_programs.html
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*http://www.fypower.org/res/tools/rgl_results.html?z=95521&s=res
 
*http://www.fypower.org/res/tools/rgl_results.html?z=95521&s=res
  
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* Review all energy saving tips and programs through California's Flex Your Power's main webpage at http://www.fypower.org/
 
* Review all energy saving tips and programs through California's Flex Your Power's main webpage at http://www.fypower.org/

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There are tons of free energy saving programs around Humboldt County, CA, USA. These programs provide equipment and services that can be used to reduce energy consumption and can assist in utility bill payments. The following is a list of all services that are available as of May 2011. There area also many Humboldt County organizations working on energy issues as well.

Energy Saving Item Where To Get It Eligibility
CFL RCEA Humboldt resident
Faucet Aerator RCEA Humboldt resident
CFL Energy Savings Assistance Program Income-qualified
Caulking Energy Savings Assistance Program Income-qualified
Low-Flow showerheads Energy Savings Assistance Program Income-qualified
Minor Home Repair Energy Savings Assistance Program Income-qualified
Refrigerator Replacement Energy Savings Assistance Program Income-qualified
Furnace Replacement Energy Savings Assistance Program Income-qualified
Water Heater Replacement Energy Savings Assistance Program Income-qualified
Attic Insulation LIEE Income-qualified
Refrigerator Replacement LIEE Income-qualified
Furnace Replacement LIEE Income-qualified
Weatherstripping LIEE Income-qualified
Caulking LIEE Income-qualified
Low-Flow showerheads LIEE Income-qualified
Water Heater Blanket LIEE Income-qualified
Door Repair LIEE Income-qualified
Building Envelope Repair LIEE Income-qualified
Attic Insulation LIHEAP Income-qualified
Caulking LIHEAP Income-qualified
Water Heater Blanket LIHEAP Income-qualified
Heating System Repair LIHEAP Income-qualified
Cooling System Repair LIHEAP Income-qualified
Natural Gas Testing RCAA Humboldt resident
Propane Testing RCAA Humboldt resident
Attic Insulation RCAA Humboldt income-qualified
Floor Insulation RCAA Humboldt income-qualified
Duct Insulation RCAA Humboldt income-qualified
Water Heater Blanket RCAA Humboldt income-qualified
Water Heater Timer RCAA Humboldt income-qualified
Heating System Repair RCAA Humboldt income-qualified
Cooling System Repair RCAA Humboldt income-qualified
Carbon Monoxide Detector RCAA Humboldt resident
Low-Flow showerheads RCAA Humboldt income-qualified
Faucet Aerator RCAA Humboldt income-qualified
Storm Windows RCAA Humboldt income-qualified
Thermal Windows RCAA Humboldt income-qualified
CFL RCAA Humboldt income-qualified
Lead Hazard Abatement RCAA Grant funded basis
Power strips HSU Green Campus HSU dorm student
Faucet Aerator HSU Green Campus HSU dorm student
CFL HSU Green Campus HSU dorm student

Programs[edit]

LIEE[edit]

Low-Income Energy Efficiency Program

  • The LIEE program provides no-cost weatherization services to low-income households who meet the CARE guidelines.
  • Services provided include attic insulation, energy efficient refrigerators, energy efficient furnaces, weatherstripping, caulking, low-flow showerheads, waterheater blankets, and door and building envelope repairs which reduce air infiltration.
  • Contact your electric utility company

LIHEAP[edit]

Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program

  • A federally funded program under the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)that provides two basic types of services, 1) outreach and 2) financial assistance.
    1. Free weatherization which can include attic insulation, caulking, weather stripping, door replacement, water heater blankets, heating/cooling system repair, and other conservation measures.
    2. Variable utility bill assistance that is income-qualified. Provides a direct payment to an eligible client’s utility bill to help offset the cost of heating or cooling their home.
  • Contact: 1-866-675-6623 or website: http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/ocs/liheap/

RCAA[edit]

Redwood Community Action Agency

  • A locally based, private non-profit organization that provides a wide range of services to low and moderate income residents of Humboldt County.
  • The Energy and Environmental Services Division is committed to assisting low to moderate income households reduce their energy burden, improve the health and safety conditions of occupied housing and to foster client self-sufficiency. In support of these goals, they provide the following services:
    1. Health & Safety Testing and Repairs - provides Combustion Appliance Safety (CAS) testing for all combustion appliances and health and safety related repairs or replacements.
    2. Energy Efficiency & Weatherization - high quality energy efficiency and weatherization services for income qualified low to moderate income households. The services are available for qualified renters and homeowners.
    3. Lead Based Paint Hazard Reduction & Inspection Services - designed to make housing occupied by families with small children, lead safe and to safeguard the workers through following lead safe practices.
    4. Energy, Environmental & Telecommunications Education - providing information and education services for low to moderate income households on issues that are of importance and that impact their lives.
    5. Energy Assistance - assistance for the payment or purchase of of electricity, propane or natural gas.
  • Contact: (707) 444-3831 or website: http://www.rcaa.org/EnergyDemonstration/index.html

RCEA[edit]

Redwood Coast Energy Authority

  • A joint powers authority made up of Humboldt county members. Offers 3 main programs that apply to renters
    1. Residential Neighborhood Sweeps which provide free: CFL, LED nightlights, fluorescent torcheries, faucet aerators.
    2. Fluorescent Take it Back, which provides free disposal of CFL, and flourescent tubes in various locations across the county
    3. Holiday Light Exchange: replaces incandescent lights with LED ones, for free during the holiday season.
  • Contact: (800) 931 - RCEA(7232) or website: http://redwoodenergy.org/

Green Campus[edit]

  • A federally funded program under the Alliance To Save Energy, that focuses on students of Humboldt State University (HSU). Green Campus is only available to currently enrolled students of the university. Eligible students primarily receive information and assistance with conservation such as energy audits. The program can provide free: CFL, power-strips, and faucet aerators, but supply is limited and targeted towards dormitory residents.
  • Contact website: http://www.hsugreencampus.com/index.html

Energy Savings Assistance Program[edit]

  • PG&E's Energy Savings Assistance Program provides income-qualified renters and homeowners with easy, free solutions to help manage their energy use and save money on their monthly energy bills.
  • Contact: 1-800-989-9744 or website: http://www.pge.com/energypartners/

CARE Program[edit]

California Alternate Rates for Energy Program

FERA[edit]

Family Electric Rate Assistance

Medical Baseline Allowance[edit]

  • Get additional quantities of energy through PG&E at the lowest (baseline) price for residential customers. To qualify for Medical Baseline, a California-licensed physician must certify that a full-time resident in your home has one of these medical conditions:
    1. Dependent on life-support equipment while at home*
    2. A paraplegic, hemiplegic, quadriplegic or multiple sclerosis patient with special heating and/or cooling needs
    3. A scleroderma patient with special heating needs
    4. A life-threatening illness or compromised immune system with special heating and/or cooling requirements to sustain the patient's life or prevent deterioration of the patient's medical condition
  • Visit http://www.pge.com/myhome/customerservice/financialassistance/medicalbaseline/ for details and application documents

REACH[edit]

Relief for Energy Assistance Through Community Help

  • This is a PG&E program that provides one time assistance (during an 18 month period) to low income families that have undergone an unforeseen hardship. The program gives aid in the form of an energy credit, that can be up to $200, depending on the amount of past due PG&E balance.
  • Contact: 1-800-933-9677 or website: http://www.pge.com/myhome/customerservice/financialassistance/reach/

Flex Your Power[edit]

Flex Your Power - California Energy Efficiency and Conservations

ALSO

FINALLY

  • Review all energy saving tips and programs through California's Flex Your Power's main webpage at http://www.fypower.org/