Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Home Energy Savings Kit

DIY Toolkit - a black suitcase with the 3CREN Home Energy Savings logo - with contents laid out

Simple DIY home improvements can help increase the energy efficiency of your home to make it more comfortable, affordable, resilient, and better for the planet.

Request a DIY Energy Toolkit

3C-REN’s DIY Home Energy Savings Toolkit gives you the knowledge, tools, and equipment to improve your home with easy upgrades. Check out a toolkit and get empowered to fix up your home, yourself!

Borrowing Guidelines

  • DIY Toolkits will only be checked out to those 18 years of age or older.
  • The loan period for DIY Toolkits is three weeks. This loan period may not be extended or renewed.
  • Patrons must read and sign the waiver (mandatory for check-out).
  • Only one DIY Toolkit per person can be checked out at a time.
  • Tools are items marked as property of the Ventura County Library and should be returned to the Library in the same condition as when they were borrowed.
  • Equipment items are items you may keep and install in your home.

DIY Toolkit Contents

“Stuff to Keep” items listed by quantity:

  • 4 LED Lightbulbs
  • 3 rolls of Weather-stripping (foam rolls)
  • 2 outlet Gaskets (foam rectangles)
  • 1 low-flow showerhead
  • 2 rubber bands
  • 2 low-flow faucet aerators:
  • GPM (listed on bag and fine print of the side of each device)
  • 1.5 GPM (listed on bag and fine print on the side of each device)
  • 1 packet of water leak detection dye tablets
  • 1 water flow rate bag
  • 1 3C-REN sticker

 “Stuff to Bring Back” items listed by quantity:

  • 1 Kill-A-Watt Meter
  • 1 infrared Thermometer
  • 1 refrigerator thermometer (round)
  • 1 water thermometer (red)
  • 1 pair of pliers
  • 1 roll of plumber’s tape

Contents sheet and staff FAQ

Policy and waiver form

3C-REN Do It Yourself (DIY) Home Energy Saving Toolkit  Policy and Waiver


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