Energy Solutions for Your Home

Nebraska Public Power District’s Energy Efficiency Team has members located throughout the state that provide Energy Solutions for residential customers.

The role of the Energy Efficiency Team is to act as a technical resource and trusted energy advisor for the customer. We believe that our customers success, in part, depends on the efficient use of their energy resources. Thus, it’s our commitment to help customers understand their energy needs and assist them in developing and implementing ways to manage their energy resources efficiently and cost effectively!

Here are just a few of the services we offer:

Heating & Cooling System Comparison

  • Evaluate space conditioning technologies that customer may consider for new or existing homes
  • Billing history may be used for existing facilities
  • Degree-day or full load operating data utilized
  • Usually includes an estimated operating cost analysis and/or a life-cycle cost analysis
  • Support/Input from HVAC contractors, manufacturers, or representatives may be included

Building Construction & Performance

  • Evaluate construction materials that customer may consider for new or existing homes
  • May require a load analysis to be performed or billing history may be used for existing homes
  • Degree-day or full load operating data utilized
  • Payback models usually developed

High-Bill Investigation

  • Identifies source of energy consumption
  • Provides recommendations for reducing energy bills

Indoor & Outdoor Lighting Evaluation

  • Use of light meter to obtain foot candle readings
  • May compare technology options available for specific application and evaluates alternatives
  • Usually includes an estimated operating cost analysis
  • Referral to lighting professionals

Domestic Water Heating Comparison

  • Compares water heating technologies that a customer may consider for new and existing homes
  • Provides estimated costs associated with heating the household’s water

Technical Research & Information

  • Application-specific and industry-specific
  • Multiple resources at team’s disposal