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Lower Your Tampa Home Energy Costs

– Lower Your Tampa Home Energy Costs –

Tampa home energy costs are a top concern for people across our area. The idea of conserving home energy is not limited to environmentally concerned millennials. In 2023, Florida homeowners of all ages are looking to achieve home efficiency for reducing their electricity bill.

Locally, customers of TECO and Duke Energy have seen home energy costs rise across Hillsborough, Pinellas, and Pasco counties. As a result, our Tampa Bay real estate team has noticed an increase in demand for updated properties with smart features and energy-efficient appliances.

In addition to general savings in electric bills, there are many federal rebate programs offering financial incentives for updating homes for greater efficiency.

Florida Homes and Efficiency in 2023

Whether you are wanting to celebrate Earth Day 2023 by reducing your energy consumption, looking for a new Florida home, or needing to lower the cost of your electric bills, consider these energy-efficient upgrades, repairs, and replacements:

  • Airtight Ductwork
  • Attic / Wall Insulation
  • Auto-Closing Shades
  • Awnings to Block Excess Sun
  • Energy Star Dishwasher/Refrigerator
  • High Efficiency (HE) Washer/Dryer
  • LED Lighting
  • Programmable Thermostat
  • Sealed Windows/Doors
  • Skylights for Natural Light
  • Smart Devices / Monitors
  • Solar Panels
  • Upgraded HVAC System

Notably, updates vary for cash rebates and electricity savings, which is why consulting with local professionals could help you make the right decisions based on the age and condition of your home, appliances, and systems.

From an environmental standpoint, you may also consider investing in energy-efficient construction materials, recycled supplies, as well as low-flow toilets and faucets to conserve water.

Our Tampa Bay area real estate team would be happy to align you with local experts.  Our trusted network is comprised of interior designers, general contractors, builders, movers, attorneys, lenders, and others. In addition to experts in home matters, be sure to reach out to your utility companies for programs, rebates, and other Tampa home energy solutions.

It’s our pleasure to help Florida residents invest, buy, and sell homes. Contact Dick and Karla Nielsen today at 813-294-5786 for information about Tampa Bay and real estate advice.