ENERGY STAR tips to Keep You Cool and Save Money This Summer


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Make the cool choice of a new ENERGY STAR certified room air conditioner to save eneEnergy Star 2rgy and money and help protect the planet!

Room ACs that have earned the ENERGY STAR come with higher quality insulation materials, improving comfort and savings by allowing a better seal of the area between the unit and th

e window opening. Save even more with available rebates!

Also, make sure you get the right sized air conditioner. Bigger is not always better. An oversized unit can be less effective and waste energy.

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Energy and Environment Cabinet Celebrates Earth Day

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Clear sunny skies created the perfect day for the Energy and Environment Cabinet’s 2018 Earth Day celebration on April 27, at the 300 Sower Building in Frankfort, Ky. More than half a dozen divisions representing both the Department for Environmental Protection and the Department for Natural Resources had exhibits that were open to both the public and employees.

Other exhibitors included The Raptor Rehabilitation of Kentucky, Woods and Waters Land Trust, Franklin County Solid Waste, Kentucky State University, the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, Glean KY, Life Adventure Center, KET and Together Frankfort.

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Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet Employees: Smart, Hard Working, and Dedicated to Public Service

By: Charles Snavely

Secretary, Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet

As this is Public Service Recognition Week, (April 22-28), I would like to take this opportunity to express my sincere appreciation to you, the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet employees who come to work each day and do your very best to serve the Commonwealth, often without recognition or appreciation from the public.

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Building Operator Certification Comes to Kentucky

You can help your company or organization save money by taking your energy management skills to the next level through the Building Operator Certification® program.  The Kentucky Department for Energy Development and Independence (DEDI), the Kentucky Pollution Prevention Center (KPPC) and the Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (MEEA) are pleased to announce that the Building Operator Certification® (BOC) program is coming to Kentucky!

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Coal Education Grant Applications Now Available

The Energy and Environment Cabinet is now accepting grant proposals for projects that provide public education on coal energy and coal related issues.

Applicants who are Kentucky non-profit organizations or public or private post-secondary educational institutions having qualifications and experience in successfully conducting such programs are eligible to apply.

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Governor’s Conference on Energy and the Environment 2018 Dates Announced

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Underutilized Wood Symposium to Address Energy Development Opportunities

The Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet, through the state’s Wood Energy Team, is offering an opportunity to participate in a regional symposium to address energy and economic opportunities available to foresty and wood industries. The event, “Opportunities for Underutilized Wood: Energy and Products” will be held April 30 and May 1, 2018 at the Erickson Alumni Center, Morgantown, West Virginia.

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