Tips to Save
How-To VideosThere are many things you can do to reduce your energy use without
sacrificing comfort. These "How To" videos show the simple tools you'll
need and the steps involved.
Text-Manage your account
This short video shows how to register for text messaging.
AccountLink: Register for anytime access
See how easy it is to sign up for AccountLink, KCP&L’s 24/7 online access to your account history and billing information.
Vacuuming the coils on your refrigerator will help it operate more efficiency. This video explains how to access and clean them.
Cut bathroom energy loss
Here are two easy do-it-yourself projects to cut bathroom energy loss.
Reduce hot water energy loss
With just scissors, foam pipe sleeves and a hot water insulation blanket kit, you can reduce your hot water energy loss by 10% or more.
Cut standby power use
The average home has 55 electronic devices that continue to suck energy when you aren’t using them. You see these vampires glowing at night when you turn off the lights. And they contribute 10–20% of your home energy bill.
Home Energy Analyzer online tool
This online tool can help you save home energy. It provides ideas for simple, do-it-yourself home improvements. You enter specifics about your home and appliances and it does the rest.
For a comprehensive list of improvements that can significantly cut your energy bills, consider having a home performance audit. It includes two home visits, the audit and the auditor's recommendations.
Five quick ways to stop air leaks
Install a programmable thermostat
Air conditioner upkeep
Seal attic and basement air leaks
How to weatherize a door
How to build an air-tight attic hatch