Kill A Watt Meters Help EPUD Customers Save Energy and Money

EPUD customer-owners now have FREE access to a device that can help reduce their energy usage and save money onKill A Watt Meter their electric bills. The Kill A Watt EZ Electricity Usage Monitor allows people to track the electric usage of devices in their home when they are turned on, and also tracks “phantom” loads, generated when electrical devices are turned off but still plugged in.

Did you know that plasma screen TVs use roughly 60% more power than LCD TVs? Where it might cost $2.00/month to run a 19” standard color TV, it would cost $15/month to run an LCD TV and $24/month to run a plasma TV.

The Kill A Watt  also allows you to program in the EPUD rate, thereby displaying projected operating costs by hour, day, week, month, or year. This gives a better understanding of what each device actually costs to use.

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Where to Rent a Kill A Watt Meter

  • One meter is available for check-out at libraries in Junction City, Fern Ridge, and Cottage Grove.
  • Three meters are available for pick-up at the EPUD office in Eugene.
  • If the pick-up option will not work, call EPUD at 541-746-1583 to discuss a delivery option.