If that summer electric bill has you swooning from sticker shock, it might be time to look at ways to make one of your home’s biggest energy hogs a bit more efficient.
Yes, we’re talking about the hub for the hungry. The de facto spot for socializing. The epicenter of aromas and appliances. Your kitchen. Continue reading
As the temperature rises, unfortunately, so does the energy bill. Air conditioning in sweltering, humid climates requires a lot of electricity to keep the temperature inside your home comfortable. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, air conditioning uses 6% of all electricity produced in the United States, making the annual cost of AC around $29 billion.
Air conditioning is a great way to stay comfortable and avoid heat-related injuries or illnesses, but it’s critical to use AC efficiently to save money and energy. Keep reading below for some of our tips on how to save on your air conditioning.
Do you know what the most unpredictable expense for small businesses is? Yep, energy costs. In fact, in a study conducted by ENERGYSTAR, they found that small businesses across the United States spend around $60 billion on energy costs combined. We’ve rounded up several easy ways to save on energy costs for your small business, so that you can invest more in your business and less in your utility bill. Keep reading to learn how to cut down the electric bill for your small business. Continue reading
During the winter, keeping your home cozy and warm can come at a premium price. Thankfully, there are several easy ways that you can up your energy efficiency this winter, by making easy and inexpensive changes. The hardest part is starting new habits and creating a consistent routine to see the changes you want. The following tips will help you keep the chill at bay, and result in lower electric bills and energy conservation. Continue reading
When you pump up the furnace, you’re heating the entire house — even unoccupied rooms nobody is using. That can be a source of wasted energy.
One solution to this problem is a space heater. With a space heater, you can heat a single room — or just one part of a single room. So you get the heat you want where you want it, without spending more than you have to on your utility bill.
But which space heater should you choose? The two most common types of space heaters are convection and radiant heaters.
Let’s take a look at key features of both options. Continue reading
In many homes and business, ceiling fans are a staple accessory. However, there are probably benefits of your ceiling fan that you hadn’t ever considered. Curious how ceiling fans can lower your energy bill and make your entire home or business cooler? We’ve compiled the top four hidden benefits of your ceiling fans that can add to your home or business. Continue reading
The days are getting longer and the temperatures are inching up.
Pretty soon we’ll be spending more time outdoors entertaining guests and having fun with the family — even after the sun finally drops below the horizon.
It’s a great time to start thinking about garden lights to create an inviting mood and illuminate the occasion. Perhaps the best news of all is the wide variety of styles available to fit every budget. Continue reading
Choosing the right lighting for your parking lot can mean a world of difference. Whether it’s concern about crime, cost of lighting, or your maintenance costs, LED lighting can solve the major concerns of a business owner. By choosing LED lighting, you can make your parking lot management safer, cheaper, and more energy efficient.
Let’s go over some of the reasons why LED parking lot lights can pay off for your business. Continue reading
More people than ever are looking for ways to reduce energy consumption and save money on electricity.
And according to some reports, there’s good news on that front. Continue reading