Energy Tips

Saving energy isn't just about lowering your electric bill. Here are some resources to educate yourself and your children on the ins and outs of saving energy.

Questions To Ask When Replacing Your HVAC

Is it time to replace your HVAC system? If your heating and cooling system is 15 to 20 years old and is experiencing problems, it may be time to consider installing a new, efficient ENERGY STAR® system. You need the right information to make an informed decision. We have a list of questions to ask – and things to consider – before purchasing your new HVAC system. By asking the right questions, you will be able to select the HVAC system that best fits your needs.

HVAC Brochure 461KB .pdf

See How the Little Changes Add Up

At you can investigate energy savings concepts by taking the Virtual Home Tour, watching energy efficiency-themed videos on the Touchstone Energy Web TV portal, and use interactive applications to explore in detail the actions you can take and the money you'll save.

Renewable Energy Sources

South Plains Electric Cooperative believes that wind power and other renewable energy sources will be an important part of a balanced energy portfolio for our future. If you have specific questions for the Cooperative, contact us.

America's electric cooperative network, which brings reliable, cost-effective power to more than 40 million consumers, has a deep appreciation for the desire to gain energy independence. Electric cooperatives are actively involved in producing and distributing renewable energy throughout the country.

Electric Cooperatives and Renewable Energy 3.3MB .pdf

101 Ways to Save Energy and Money

Do a little. Save a lot. 420KB .pdf Everything you do, no matter how small, can add up to big savings -- for you and your neighbors. From flipping a switch to upgrading to CFLs. So take your pick and save your money!

Home Energy Audit — Online

This robust online energy audit will help you identify the best ways to manage and save energy in your home. The resource quickly calculates home energy use based on a detailed description of your home, its appliances and geographic location.

Home Energy Savings Guide

You have the power to control your energy costs. This Home Energy Savings Guide 452KB .pdf is a starting point to get you on the way toward better energy management for your home. In this booklet you'll find valuable tips designed to create greater home comfort and improve performance. Learn how to save energy in all areas of your home. There is a list of additional resources located at the end of this booklet.

Commercial Energy Savings Guide

Cooperatives and their commercial members share a common goal: using energy as efficiently as possible. And when it comes to commercial energy, the savings add up quickly. So think of your local co-op as your business partner. Your co-op can improve your bottom line by providing details on how to save energy.

Commercial Energy Savings Guide 477KB .pdf

Touchstone Energy’s Business Energy Advisor

Free advice from Touchstone Energy on how to make your business more energy efficient.

Touchstone Energy Kids Zone

The Touchstone Energy Kids Zone is a cool place where kids can learn about electricity, energy savings and electrical safety. Energy is part of our daily lives. Every time you watch television or turn on a light, you are using electricity. We have some fun games and activities that will help kids learn about energy and energy efficiency. We also have lots of information you can share with your family and friends.