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Hawai’i Energy Offers Ratepayers Free Energy Saving Kits

April 13, 2016, 11:47 AM HST
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Hawaii energyIn celebration of April as Earth Month, Hawai’i Energy is offering two energy-saving kits to electric utility ratepayers on the Big Island, in Maui County, and on Oahu.

Ratepayers can choose from one of the two free kits: the “Water and Energy Saver Kit” and the “Negawatt Kit.”

“With proper use, these kits can help residents save energy and money in their homes instantly,” said Caroline Carl, Deputy Program Manager of Operations. “Even with recent lower electricity costs, the savings can be substantial and help our State move towards a clean energy future.

The “Water and Energy Saver Kit” is valued at $42 and can help reduce energy and water use at home. Hawai’i Energy says the kit can help households save up to $127 in electricity costs on a yearly basis. Included in the kit are two 10-watt A19 LED bulbs, one low-flow showerhead with massage and pause features, two low flow faucet aerators, one toilet tank displacement bag, and two leak detection dye tabs.

The “Negawatt Kit” is available to plug-in Electric Vehicle owners and is valued at $64. Hawai’i Energy says the kit can save up to $150 in electricity costs per year. The kit includes two 10-watt A19 LED bulbs, one low flow showerhead with massage and pause features, two low-flow faucet aerators, and one advanced power strip with seven outlets.

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Kits can be ordered on the Hawai’i Energy website and will take between four and six weeks to be shipped.

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