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National Cut Your Energy Costs Day Is Coming — Will You Do Your Part?

January 10, 2019 is National Cut Your Energy Costs Day which is a day for all of us to take a deep hard look at how our homes and businesses consume energy. By taking a hard look, we can start to find ways of reducing our overall energy consumption. First established by the [...]

2019-01-07T09:40:26+00:00 January 7th, 2019|

Understanding The Delivery And Supply Charges On Your Energy Bills

One common question that utility companies receive from their customers is why there are two charges on their bill --- a supply charge and a delivery charge.  The first thought from customers is that they’re being double billed. If you’ve wondered about this before, you are not alone. Utility bills can be extremely [...]

2019-01-03T11:13:42+00:00 January 4th, 2019|

Why Is Your Electric Bill So High During The Winter Months?

During the winter months of the year do your cringe at the thought of opening your electric bill when it arrives in the mail? And once you look at it, do you ask yourself, “why such a high bill?” But it doesn’t take a genius to realize that it’s your heating system is [...]

2019-01-03T10:34:50+00:00 December 31st, 2018|

How To Use Your Ceiling Fan Efficiently During The Winter

Did you know you can actually decrease your energy consumption in the winter by using your ceiling fans? Well, it's true. A properly set ceiling fan operating in conjunction with your heating system can actually lower your overall energy usage during the coldest months of the year. And all you have to do [...]

2019-01-03T10:07:20+00:00 December 28th, 2018|

Attention Maryland Residents — Community Solar Helps You Get Solar Energy Without Installing Panels

Community Solar is a new way for consumers to benefit from solar energy and we are excited to tell you about it. So what is Community Solar? Community Solar provides consumers with affordable locally produced clean energy without installing any panels on their roof or charging any upfront fees. Anybody who pays an [...]

2018-12-26T16:32:05+00:00 December 24th, 2018|

Is Your Cable Box Consuming Too Much Energy And Costing You A Fortune?

There’s no debate that cold temperatures always cause energy bills to skyrocket this time of year.  So many of you are looking for ways to cut costs any way possible. One interesting theory suggests that your cable box could be sucking up a lot of energy. But is it true? We’re here to [...]

2018-12-21T09:09:48+00:00 December 21st, 2018|

Solar Energy Becoming Increasingly Popular In Florida

In the first quarter of this year, the United States installed more solar energy than any other source of electricity. And it has become increasingly popular in Florida. However, President Trump’s trade war might change things a little bit as the year concludes. Living in Florida, going solar was a no-brainer for Carol [...]

2018-12-20T11:41:08+00:00 December 17th, 2018|

Five Easy Ways To Save On Your Energy Bills This Winter

Winter in the northeast can be a terrifying experience at times. Back at the end of November, the New England area experienced its first nor’easter of the season --- but most assuredly not its last. And unfortunately lower temperatures also mean higher energy bills. That's why in this article we want to address [...]

2018-12-20T09:58:20+00:00 December 14th, 2018|

We Wish You A Merry Christmas With These Tips For 12 Days Of Energy Savings

The holiday season is here and we are all feeling holly and jolly. We all enjoy this festive time of year. We enjoy the gifts, the decorations and the visits from family and friends. But unfortunately, the holidays can also bring in additional energy and electricity costs. Let's keep your energy bill from [...]

2018-12-11T06:37:47+00:00 December 10th, 2018|

Free And Cheap Ways To Save Energy And Money This Winter

Saving energy this winter doesn't have to be expensive. For many of us, when it comes to saving energy, a few things come to mind: new appliances; updated furnace; LED light bulbs. While these are indeed ways to save energy, they're also expensive. When it comes to saving energy you don't have to [...]

2018-12-02T08:56:59+00:00 December 7th, 2018|