Making changes & saving money.
The DIY Home Energy Toolkits are once again available for check out from the Sonoma County Library. The toolkits can be requested through the Library’s online catalog, or by phone, and delivered to any library branch for pick-up during curbside hours – Monday through Saturday from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM.
For the safety of users, all toolkits are quarantined for a minimum of four (4) days prior to being made available to other borrowers in accordance with the Sonoma County Library safety protocol.
Visit sonomalibrary.org/response-to-covid19 to read the Sonoma County Library’s Response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
The toolkit program continues to be suspended at the Mendocino County Library until further notice.
Do you know how much energy and water your home uses? Take charge of your usage with the DIY Energy and Water Savings Toolkit. With this handy toolkit, you can measure how much energy and water is consumed and make a few quick home upgrades to save money. Involve the kids and make it a fun learning opportunity!
Each toolkit comes with a copy of the Home Energy and Water Savings Guidebook (online version below) that provides tips and guidance on simple home upgrades, as well as dimmable LED lightbulbs, weather stripping, low-flow shower heads and aerators for you to install. Also included are measuring devices like a Kill-a-Watt, infrared laser thermometer, and flow rate bag to help to save energy, water, and money.
Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Home Energy and Water Savings Toolkit Guidebook walk you through simple steps that will help you take charge of your home’s energy and water use to reduce your utility bills.
Download a Guidebook and learn more!