August 2015

Saving Money at Home: Laundry Edition

When you think about saving money on your home energy bill, it is important to understand which appliances are hogging all of that energy – and some of the culprits may surprise you!  As an example, when we think about lowering energy costs, laundry probably falls pretty far down the list....

It's Mini-Grant Time!

The Energy Office is once again offering $5000 mini-grants. The Department of Energy has awarded funding to the Energy Office to support several high-impact educational or demonstration projects in the areas of energy...

Fall Accredited Commercial Energy Manager (ACEM) class announced

The next ACEM class will be held October 13-16, 2015
SC Department of Public Safety
Training Room
10311 Wilson Boulevard
Blythewood, SC 

The Association of South Carolina Energy Managers (ASCEM), in partnership with the Energy Office, will hold its fall Accredited...

Energy Office offering to help track energy use

As part of our continuing mission to help South Carolina state agencies, public school districts, and state colleges and universities reduce their energy use; the Energy Office is offering to help you track energy use with the creation of a Portfolio Manager account. If your organization...

REMINDER: End of year reporting is due on September 1

It’s that time of year again! SC Code (§48 -52-610 through 680 and §48-52-910) requires all state entities to submit annual reports describing efforts to reduce energy consumption in the past fiscal year. The FY2015 reporting forms are now available online on the ...

SAVE THE DATE: SC Green Apple Day of Service

The Green Apple Day of Service (GADOS) initiative gives parents, teachers, students, companies, and local organizations the opportunity to transform their area schools into healthy, safe, and productive learning environments through local service projects. This year, the GADOS events are...