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Floats, beads and energy needs


Mardi Gras may be over, but you can keep celebrating with energy savings all year. Energy Smart has a parade of solutions just for you. Starting at home, Energy Smart helps to provide you and your family with ways to live better and save on energy costs.

Celebrate with a parade of ways to save

We’ll bring the celebration to your doorstep with a Home Performance with ENERGY STAR® assessment. An energy advisor will check for air leaks, examine insulation levels, review your appliances and heating/cooling system, and install free products so you can start saving immediately. We will help you identify areas where your home is losing energy and recommend more ways to save. 

Did you know? Air leaks can cause your heating and cooling systems to work harder, leading to higher bills and unwanted outside airflow. Sealing air leaks can help save money and improve air quality and the comfort of your home so you can breathe easier. 

Energy savings measures can lower monthly energy bills, minimizing the strain on families who have high energy usage You may also be eligible to receive free weatherization upgrades such as air sealing, duct sealing and attic insulation through Energy Smart’s Income-Qualified Weatherization.

Do you live in an apartment? Multifamily Solutions is here for you and your neighbors. You could receive free products to help you save on energy costs, such as a smart thermostat, energy-efficient light bulbs, water-saving showerheads and faucet aerators. Contact your building owner or property manager to schedule an assessment for your building.

Qualifying properties must contain five or more electric meters under one roof and be an Entergy customer in Orleans Parish to receive direct-install energy efficiency improvements.

Music to your ears

A well-maintained A/C unit cools your home more effectively and can save you money in the long run. Together with a smart thermostat, Energy Smart A/C solutions sings to the tune of lower energy bills.  

Let the good times roll

Receive $50 with our Appliance Recycling offering that provides free in-home pickup and recycling of working refrigerators and freezers. All it takes is three easy steps:

  1. Schedule your pickup in minutes online or call 504-229-6868.
  2. Energy Smart will haul away your working fridge or freezer at no cost.
  3. Receive your $50 check in the mail.

Leave a little sparkle wherever you go

Did you know? Using energy-efficient products throughout your home can help you save without changing your daily routine. We make it easy with rebates and discounts on a variety of products in the Energy Smart Online Marketplace as well as mail-in rebates for larger appliances such as:

  • Dehumidifiers
  • Air purifiers
  • Window A/C units
  • Heat pump water heaters
  • Refrigerators and freezers
  • Water coolers

 Start saving energy today

To learn more about Energy Smart and the other energy-saving opportunities, visit, email or call 504-229-6868.

New Orleans Editorial Team