At our November neighborhood meeting, a representative from Duquesne Light provided community members with many tips on how to save energy, recycle old appliances, and sign up for energy assistance. In case you missed it, here are a few highlights and links to helpful resources:
Did you know… compared to traditional incandescent bulbs, CFLs and LEDs can last up to 15 times longer, saving you $40 each bulb’s lifetime and using 80% less energy? You can get a FREE Energy Efficiency Kit that includes CFL bulbs, nightlights, and a smart strip by visiting Duquesne’s WATT Choices program online. The site also offers helpful information including:
Residents also discussed the variety of options available for homeowners to purchase their energy through various suppliers, and stressed the importance of reading all the fine print before you sign a contract. For help choosing your electricity supplier, visit: papowerswitch.com
Stay tuned for information on the next community meeting – coming up on January 15th!
After a summer break, the Stanton Heights Neighborhood Association is lining up speakers for the next two community meetings. Both take place at Sunnyside Elementary from 6:30 – 8:00 pm in the auditorium.
- Meet the candidates for the City Council District 7 special election!
- City detectives Matt Marks and Ken Wagner will be on hand to provide safety tips and answer your questions
- Duquesne Light will give away free energy efficiency kits for all who attend
Save the date(s) and bring your neighbor! Meetings are a great place to get to know your community, share ideas, and voice concerns. Please join us!
Please be aware that beginning after Thanksgiving, Duquesne Light contractors will be in Stanton Heights to trim trees that may interfere with power lines. The exact start date and duration of the project will be dependent on the weather, but should take no more than a week.
Should you have questions about Duquesne Light’s vegetation management program or a specific incident, please call the Duquesne Light customer service line and your question or comment will be directed to the appropriate person in the Vegetation Management Department or the contractor working on the job.
Duquesne Light’s customer service number is 412-393-7100.
More information on their Vegetation Management Program can be found here: http://www.duquesnelight.com/customerservices/VegetationManagement/Arbor.PDF