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Stay Warm and Learn More

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The best thing homeowners can do to save money on heating is to make their home more energy efficient. Learn how to prevent ice dams, hire someone to add insulation, seal up windows, and much more by reading the publications available here.


ENERGY STAR offers businesses and consumers energy-efficient products and practices—helping to save money while protecting the environment for future generations. Whenever you purchase something that uses or saves energy, look for the ENERGY STAR label. ENERGY STAR is a joint program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy.

Public Utilities

Minnesota’s public utilities provide electricity and natural gas service to customers throughout the state. Contact your energy provider to find information and programs that can help you stay warm and save energy. To learn more about utility company regulation, contact the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission.

Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

The EERE site from the U.S. Department of Energy provides consumers with free and inexpensive strategies for saving energy and money, as well as energy-saving investments that can provide long-term savings. You'll also find calculators, videos, and publications for energy-saving improvements.

Nonprofit Organizations

The following organizations are among those with information and programs to help save energy in homes and businesses.