DeIPL is here to assist your house of faith learn how to save energy, which saves money and helps lower climate change causing pollution.
The surest way to learn about energy savings opportunities is by requesting an energy audit through the Faith Efficiencies program from Energize Delaware.
Details can be found on this website https://delawareipl.org/dev/faith-efficiencies or
request an energy audit from Energize Delaware at
For more information, Or contact Shweta Arya, Executive Director at, firstname.lastname@example.org 614-216-3744
Whether you get an external audit or do it yourself, the following guide will be invaluable to help you plan, evaluate, and make energy saving actions.
Additionally, we recommend forming your own Stewardship Team, also known as a Green Team, which is a core group of people in a congregation who are committed to raising awareness about the urgent need to protect God’s Creation and to work for environmental sustainability and responsibility. Green Teams concepts and suggestions may be found in the Action Workbook, or also be found in a writeup by the Episcopal Diocese of Western MA at https://revivingcreation.org/how-to-start-a-green-team-at-your-church.
For Energy Savings at Home, our energy partner Energize Delaware has several options that are easy to arrange an
will save you energy and money. The program descriptions may be found at https://www.energizedelaware.org/residential
For more information, Please contact them by calling 877-524-1339.
For do-it-yourself options, the EPA has a great resource of choices at https://www.energystar.gov/campaign/home. These include tools for Home Energy Assessment, Home Improvement options for insulation, heating and cooling, lighting, appliance selection and contractor finders.