Big Bear Lake, CA, March 23, 2011, noon - If you’re looking for ways to save money, Bear Valley Electric Service has Residential Energy Efficiency Programs available. Income qualified customers can get free energy saving home improvements and education on saving energy. Bear Valley Electric Service also recommends that when you replace your appliances and electronics that you buy Energy Star labeled products. They offer rebates for Energy Star qualified refrigerators and room air conditioners. And if you need to replace your electric water heater, rebates are offered for high efficiency replacements. For details, and to download an application, go to www.bves.com. When you visit their website, you can take a free on-line energy audit, get energy saving tips, and download an Energy Conservation Booklet.