Learn how energy efficiency pays

The Lowcountry Branch of the U.S. Green Building Council will hold a free educational program called "Energy Efficiency Pays!," in which businesses and homeowners can learn how energy efficiency can earn them rebates and incentives from several agencies.

Presenters include the State Energy Office, Palmetto Power and SCE&G.

The first program, on Sept. 29, is designed for businesses and will be from 6 to 8 p.m. in the auditorium in Building 12 at the Technical College of the Lowcountry at 921 Ribaut Road in Beaufort. Seats can be reserved at Another program designed for homeowners will be announced soon.