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Julie commented on Manage Your Metrics, Manage Your Money

Tara, fantastic that you have solar panels! It is true that when you have solar panels and net metering, then not enough data is available to perform the automated audit (that is, you are both generating and using energy so some energy use data is missing). But, even if you can't generate the automated online audit, the Green@Home program can help you by answering questions and making recommendations. Just contact the Green@Home energy advisor Patti Sexton at and she can help!


Julie commented on Pay for the Panel Program

Love this idea. Sometimes the money you save by doing simple things like unplugging unused appliances or switching to LED light bulbs can help pay for other energy-efficiency upgrades like applying weatherstripping in your home. Check out the Sunnyvale Green@Home program for more ideas!


Julie commented on GHG Reduction Planning

Love it! The Sunnyvale Green@Home program gives you a free online energy audit that includes tips for what you can do to lower your energy waste and save money on utility bills too! See