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Save Energy and Lower Your Power Bills Now

The Pinellas County Extension office wants to help you achieve energy efficiency and save on your energy bills during the month of October.

Florida households use up to six percent of all energy consumed in the United States. Learn how to save energy and money with some help from the Pinellas County Extension during energy action month. During a series of hour-long classes, participants can learn the best way to achieve energy efficiency in their homes, how to spend less on their power bills and how to save energy without sacrificing comfort. Topics will include lighting choices, phantom energy loss, maintaining appliances and weatherization.

Participants can register by visiting Pinellas County Extension and clicking on the Sustainable Living link under the programs by department tab or by calling (727) 582-2100. Registered participants will receive an advanced energy efficiency kit containing materials and devices to help make energy decisions and changes in their homes.

Classes will be held:

  • Tuesday, Oct. 2 – 1 p.m. – Clearwater Public Library
  • Saturday, Oct. 13 – 10 a.m. – Brooker Creek Preserve
  • Tuesday, Oct. 16 – 1 p.m. – Pinellas County Extension, Largo
  • Wednesday, Oct. 17 – 6 p.m. – Dunedin Public Library
  • Wednesday, Oct. 24 – 3:30 p.m. – Palm Harbor Public Library
  • Saturday, Oct. 27 – 10 a.m. – Weedon Island Preserve

Pinellas County Extension is a partnership between Pinellas County government and the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences as part of a nationwide network of land grant universities. The University of Florida is an equal access/equal opportunity institution.

The mission of Pinellas County Extension is to provide research-based knowledge and education programs enabling people to make practical decisions to improve their quality of life and the world around them. Education focuses on sustainable living, lawn and garden, families and consumers, and 4-H youth development.

Pinellas County complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in classes you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. At least seven days prior to the class, please contact the Office of Human Rights, 400 S. Fort Harrison Ave., Suite 500, Clearwater, FL 33756, (727) 464-4062 (Voice/TDD).

Special thanks to the Pinellas County Extension Office and Pinellas County Government for sharing this information on their website.

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