"Discover Cooking, Discuss Life."

Go Back   Discuss Cooking - Cooking Forums > The Back Porch > Off Topic Discussions
Click Here to Login
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 07-12-2011, 12:50 AM   #1
Chef Extraordinaire
babetoo's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: escondido, calif. near san diego
Posts: 14,341
Gifts From SDGE

guy here tonight from synergy, an off shoot of our power company. they try to help you with lowering your energy bill. looks like i will get a wrap for hot water heater. weather stripping , light bulbs. also maybe a new refrigerator. wouldn't that be cool. it is a program to help low income people to save on their bills. it is free.

i had them here once before and they gave me a lot of the new fangled light bulbs. free is always good as far as i am concerned. since i am on ssi i qualify. should hear from them in a week or so. the guy tonight was just gathering info. he did leave me some of the new energy saving bulbs for my dining room and for the fan lights.


"life isn't about how to survive the storm but how to dance in the rain"
babetoo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-12-2011, 03:26 AM   #2
Master Chef
Aunt Bea's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: near Mount Pilot
Posts: 7,469
The National Grid or National Greed as it is affectionately known in my area ran a similar program a couple of years ago. I know a couple of folks that were helped a great deal to reduce the monthly bill by about 20% with the improvements they made. Only one person I know refused the refrigerator because they felt it was too small. I think they were nuts! I would have gladly taken it!
Ask them if they do anything with updating air conditioning. In this area they provided some assistance if you could show a health related issue.
They also provided interest free loans for energy related improvements for those folks that own a home.
Good luck!
Aunt Bea is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:35 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.