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Here’s How to Choose Energy Efficient Windows for Your Home

Is your home drafty? Are your windows hard to open or close? Do they have condensation buildup? Sounds like it's time for new ENERGY STAR certified windows. Here are four easy steps to select energy efficient windows to make your home more comfortable. Step 1: Look for the ENERGY STAR symbol. ENERGY STAR [...]

2018-11-16T09:02:19+00:00 November 16th, 2018|

Here Are Our Thanksgiving Energy Efficiency and Safety Tips

Today we're here to share some Thanksgiving energy efficiency tips to help you save on your energy bills. We will also give you some safety tips to make sure everyone at your home, including visiting family and friends, is safe and sound this holiday season. Energy Saving Tips First off here are some [...]

2018-11-12T09:31:01+00:00 November 12th, 2018|

Save Energy and Electricity This Winter With These 9 Simple Tips

If you're looking for ways you can use less energy this winter and save money on your electric bill compared to previous years, here are some simple tips to get you started. By adding insulation to attics, floors, crawl spaces and basement joists, you can reduce your heating costs by 20%. Use caulk, [...]

2018-11-12T08:57:30+00:00 November 9th, 2018|

Want to Know What Happens When You Leave the Lights (and Other Devices) On? Let Us Explain

When it comes to saving electricity, one of the tips you read about most is turning off lights when not in use. The question is, do you roll your eyes or shrug your shoulders when you hear this tip? In this article we will demonstrate how you're literally throwing away money by leaving [...]

2018-11-07T14:44:10+00:00 November 5th, 2018|

Here Are the Top YouTube Channels on Energy Conservation

When it comes to energy conservation, it may be boring for many to simply read about it. Sometimes you need to watch a video or two to drive the point home. There are tons of YouTube videos and channels dedicated to any and every subject --- including energy conservation. These 6 channels focus [...]

2018-11-05T09:09:45+00:00 November 2nd, 2018|

Here’s How Kids Can Do Their Part to Save Energy

When it comes to teaching kids how to save energy and electricity, it doesn't have to be a boring textbook-style lecture. It can be both fun and interesting to enlist the help of your children to save money on your monthly energy bills. Teaching your kids how to save energy can help them [...]

2018-11-05T08:43:18+00:00 October 29th, 2018|

The Importance of Sealing and Insulating

As a homeowner, you have probably heard of the concept of making sure your home is properly insulated. But for many homeowners who don't truly understand what this really means, the first thing that usually comes to mind is pink insulation foam. But there is a lot more to it than that. Did [...]

2018-10-29T08:30:25+00:00 October 26th, 2018|

The Best Energy Podcasts in 2018

People around the world are dedicated to energy conservation and climate change. At home many are doing all they can to conserve energy to lower their electric and natural gas bills. And internationally, organizations like the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) are assessing information produced worldwide relevant to the understanding of climate [...]

2018-10-25T08:43:02+00:00 October 22nd, 2018|

Here’s How to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient With Appliances

If you're serious about making your home more energy efficient, starting with your appliances would be a good investment for future. In this article we will look at cooking, dishwashing, food storage, electronics, lighting and laundry. Cooking When it comes to being energy efficient in the kitchen, the first thing you have to [...]

2018-10-24T09:17:38+00:00 October 19th, 2018|

6 Easy and Inexpensive Ways to Save Money on Your Utility Bills (Video)

Saving money on your electric and energy bills doesn’t have to be complicated or expensive. It could be as easy as installing low-flow aerators on your faucets, lowering the temperature of your water heater, sealing gap leaks under your doors, making minor adjustments to your thermostat, cleaning out your dryer lint trap and [...]

2018-10-15T18:24:37+00:00 October 15th, 2018|