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
Everybody these days is looking for ways to save money on energy — and energy-efficient light bulbs are an easy and excellent way to do that.
But while shopping for light bulbs, you may have noticed the word lumens appearing on the package. What does that mean, and why is it important? Continue reading
If your business is open at night, you know that good parking lot lights offer both aesthetic appeal and convenience to your patrons.
But it’s also very important for security and legal reasons. Continue reading
You’re relaxing in your living room binge watching your favorite show when the furnace clicks on. After just a few seconds, it turns off again. This process repeats itself several times an hour.
Is this just normal furnace behavior? Is it okay to ignore it and keep watching your show? Or should you turn off the tube and call for help? Continue reading
Think of all the things you do to make your organization successful. You go the extra mile to deliver quality products or services, good customer service, and an effective marketing strategy.
Have you ever thought about creating a business energy management plan as a component of your business strategy? All organizations can benefit from reducing energy costs — regardless of your industry or size, from small mom-and-pop stores to multinational conglomerates. Continue reading