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Focus Group Research on Attitudes Toward Residential Utility Sponsored Energy Efficiency Programs in Kansas: The Research Partnership at Wichita State University conducted a focus group on behalf of the KCC’s Energy and Utilities Divisions to gather unbiased information regarding the awareness, perceptions and interest in energy efficiency programs among Kansas residential electric programs. In addition to the report, a Commission Work Study discussing the findings of the focus group is available for viewing on the KCC YouTube channel.

  • Kansas Energy Efficiency Disclosure Form: Kansas law requires the person building or selling new single- or multi-family residences to use this form to disclose information regarding the energy efficiency of the structure.
  • Energy Star: A good resource for homeowners and businesses looking for more information about making energy efficient choices and building improvements. ENERGY STAR is a joint program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy to help U.S. citizens save money and protect the environment through energy efficient products and practices.
  • Building Technologies Program: Contains a wealth of information about new building technologies and practices and resources for designing, building, and operating commercial and residential buildings. Also includes links to Appliance & Commercial Equipment Standards.
  • Information for Kids: Basic information about energy conservation and efficiency and recycling, provided by the Department of Energy's Energy Information Administration.
  • Energy Savings Calculator: This web-based calculator, provided by the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, helps consumers identify ways to save energy in their homes.
  • ENERGYSAVERS.GOV: The site includes energy saving facts and tips based on the different seasons, including both quick, cost-effective, energy-saving solutions, as well as long-term strategies, to save on cooling/heating.
  • See Other Programs & Incentives page for financial incentives available to Kansans.

 

 

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