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Energy Tips

At Sumter EMC, we're dedicated to exemplary service and unparalleled quality. And, as always, our member services staff is ready to help you with all your energy needs. The articles and links below provide tips on reducing your energy usage, but be sure to call our Member Services Department at 1-800-342-6978 or Contact Us if you have any unanswered questions.


  • Get typical energy usage information for common household appliances!
    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) maintains a website that lists the typical energy usage for common household appliances. You might be surprised at how much energy is consumed some appliances.
  • Save energy and money in your home - take a home tour and find out how the little things add up!
    These energy saving tips can help almost everyone save money on their electric bill - and the savings can start with just a few modifications of your day-to-day habits.
  • Live in a manufactured or mobile home?
    Manufactured homes present unique challanges (and real opportunities) for saving energy. Read all about energy saving tips that are specially tailored for mobile homes.
  • Tech Tips
    With over 3,000 miles of lines to operate and maintain, Sumter EMC relies on its workforce of highly trained employees as well as the ongoing cooperation of its members in maximizing reliability (while minimizing cost) through proper design, construction, and maintenance of the electrical facilities, including those on the customer's side of the meter. This compilation of tech tips is meant to help you succeed in making the most of your electric service.
  • U.S. Department of Energy Tips for Saving Energy & Money at Home.
    It's time to lead our country in a national dialogue about America's energy challenge. Find out how you can influence our nation's energy policies and ensure continued reliable electric service.

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