Incentive Programs For Your Home

Now is the time to improve your home's energy efficiency. Take advantage of the Bright Energy Solutions® incentives, including an HVAC program, and the ENERGY STAR products program that offers rebates on clothes washers, dishwashers, room air conditioners, dehumidifiers, and decorative light strings.

Learn more about how Bright Energy Solutions can help you save energy and save money by clicking on your local municipal utility. 

Participating Communities in North Dakota
Cavalier Municipal Utilities Cavalier ND
Hillsboro Municipal Utilities Hillsboro ND
Lakota Municipal Light Plant Lakota ND
Northwood Municipal Utilities Northwood ND
Valley City Public Works Valley City ND
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Energy Tips
Dishwasher
Use the "air dry" setting instead of the "heat dry" setting on your dishwasher.

Family Room
If you have a fireplace, keep dampers closed when it is not in use to keep conditioned air from escaping through your chimney.

Refrigerators

Follow these guidelines to reduce the amount of energy your refrigerator uses:



  • Set the appropriate temperature. Keep your refrigerator at 35-38 degrees Fahrenheit.

  • Place your fridge in a cool place. Position your refrigerator away from a heat source such as an oven, a dishwasher, or direct sunlight from a window.

  • Allow air circulation behind the fridge. Leave a few inches between the wall and the refrigerator, and keep the condenser coils clean if you have an older model. Read the user's manual to learn how to safely clean coils. Coil cleaning brushes can be purchased at most hardware stores.

  • Check the door seals. Make sure the refrigerator seals around the door are airtight. If not, replace them.

  • Keep the door closed. Minimize the amount of time the refrigerator door is open.

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