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Are you looking for ways to save energy in your home or business? The University of Florida Extension Service has created in-depth publications that can help you find solutions to your energy challenges, reduce your bills and reduce your carbon footprint.  Check out these publications on line at or click on the topics below.  

Living Green Series

The following flash-based presentations with voiceovers. For best quality, use headphones on your computer.

Incentives for Home Energy Improvements - Federal, State, Local and Utility Rebates for Homeowners
Green into Gold
(Flash Presentation-Articulate)

November 17, 2010 from Florida Alliance for Renewable Energy

Partial rebate funding passed by Legislature
Today in Tallahassee during a one day special session, the legislature voted to approve the use of $28.9 million in federal stimulus funding to be applied towards the solar rebate program backlog. It is expected that there will be no further funding towards the full outstanding backlog of over $52 million.

Read the bill - click here

Living Green Series: Water

(Flash Presentation-Articulate)

Living Green Series: Energy

(Flash Presentation-Articulate)

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Energy Efficient Homes series

The following are publications on the UF/IFAS EDIS site. Printable versions are available in each link, as well.