Brighter days, lower bills

Program helps limited-income tenants be more energy-efficient, save money

For 57-year-old Bruce Clinton, a disabled civil maintenance engineer who lives with and cares for his younger, special-needs brother, it was a curious yet heartwarming sight.

No one had ever come into their two-bedroom apartment before to help make the modest home more energy efficient. Yet on this day, courtesy of SRP, a staff member from the apartment complex zipped around swapping out old light bulbs and replacing them with brighter, more energy-efficient bulbs. First, in the bathrooms. Next, the kitchen. And, finally, his ceiling fans and front porch too. Bruce noticed the difference. He felt it in his heart as well.

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