Tag: save energy

Free Power Saturdays

What the Free Power Saturdays Plans Mean for You

When homeowners, schools, institutions, city offices, businesses, and industries all want to use lots of electricity at the same time (like air conditioning in July), then wholesale electricity prices rise because the cost to generate and transmit all that electricity reliably at the same time increases. Those higher, peak-demand prices get passed onto the consumer. […]

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Invest in Energy Efficient Building Improvements for 2014 (Guest Blog by Rob Hosken of Building Performance Architecture)

Happy New Year! This is the time of year when, unless we’re doing something active outdoors, we need to be indoors to be comfortable. We want our homes and workplaces to be comfortable, and we don’t want to spend huge sums of money for that comfort. That’s where energy efficiency pays a key role. Energy efficiency […]

Snow Covered Home in Winter Weather

Your Home Preparedness Checklist for Real Winter Weather

You’ve already felt the cold and seen the snow falling, but that doesn’t mean it’s too late for preparing your home for real winter weather. Luckily, there are two phases for effective winterizing: air sealing and insulation - and this handy home preparedness checklist will assist you with those efforts. Air Sealing: Basically, you want to […]