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It's simple: Saving energy and water saves money and helps the environment. And going green doesn't mean having to spend a lot of money.
Take the $750 Savings Challenge to see how changing habits leads to saving money. Reach your goal by using the Miami-Dade County services and programs below.
Miami-Dade County programs
Showerhead Exchange & Retrofit Kit
Reduce your shower's flow rates by at least 50 percent and watch your water bill drop when you exchange your old showerhead with a free high-efficiency showerhead.
Light Bulb Exchange Program
At Adopt-a-Tree events and other, residents can exchange up to three of their most heavily-used incandescent bulbs for three energy-efficient compact fluorescent lights (CFLs) for free. Other future exchanges will also take place.
Toilet Rebate Program
Earn a rebate of up to $50 if you purchase and install a WaterSense-certified high-efficiency toilet.
Electricity Usage Meters
Borrow a free electricity usage meter, which helps measure the electricity used by home appliances and equipment. Log on to the Miami-Dade Public Library Catalog, and in the Quick Library search field, type “Electricity Usage Meter” and see where it is available.
Rain Barrel Program
Attend a monthly Rain Barrel Workshop and learn how you can use rainfall to water your lawn, thus conserving water and money.
Get a free landscape irrigation evaluation and find out how to make your yard more water-efficient.
Install a Submeter
Reduce the cost of your sewer bill and use the submeter for irrigation, cooling towers or filling a swimming pool.
Show off the perfect, Florida-friendly yard by knowing the best landscape-management practices catered to our climate.
County Programs for Low-Income Households
Single-Family Home Rehabilitation
Homeowners who qualify for the Single Family Loan Rehabilitation Program can receive guidance to make energy-efficient home improvements.
Help change your home energy habits in ways that will reduce consumption through various retrofits.
Low-Income Energy Assistance (LIHEAP)
Residents having financial trouble paying their electric and gas utility bills can receive various types of assistance.
State of Florida Programs
State Incentives for Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency
Other Programs & Resources
Green Vehicle Guide
Tips To Go Green
Find out dozens of other ways to live green and save green on the Tips page.
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