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Here are the Most Common Myths When it Comes to Saving Electricity

When it comes to saving energy and electricity, there is a ton of information available online. But many of the things you read are absolutely not true. Here are the most common myths when it comes to saving energy and electricity. Myth: During the summer, leaving your air conditioner on all day will [...]

2018-05-21T08:33:23+00:00 May 21st, 2018|

8 Simple Things You Can Do To Save Electricity This Summer

Do you shudder at the thought of opening your electric bill in the middle of summer? Compared to the rest of the year, summer power bills can cost two to three times more. For the most part, air conditioners use the most energy during these hot months and it may seem impossible to [...]

2018-05-18T06:45:05+00:00 May 18th, 2018|

Kids Are Learning Energy Conservation and Creating Artistic Drawings to Prove It

When it comes to saving electricity and energy conservation, we as adults think we have all the answers. But that may not be the case as you are about to find out. Kids are learning about energy conservation in school and they are taking that knowledge and turning it into incredible drawings. Over [...]

2018-05-14T08:36:36+00:00 May 14th, 2018|

Five Easy Ways to Save Energy at School

If you think about it, schools can consume an extraordinary amount of energy. Whether it’s grade schools or college campuses, they are mostly inefficient in their overall use of energy and electricity. If you are an administrator or decision maker at the school you work at, we have some actionable recommendations and ideas [...]

2018-05-11T08:27:33+00:00 May 11th, 2018|

Having an Energy-Efficient Home Can Increase Its Value

It’s no secret that having an energy-efficient home can lower your electric bill. But it can also increase the value of your home and buyers know it. In fact, many buyers are often willing to pay more for homes with “green” upgrades and that is great news for sellers. As for how much [...]

2018-05-07T08:25:37+00:00 May 7th, 2018|

Your Electric Bill Seems Too High — Here Are a Few Reasons Why

Do you get nervous and start shaking before you open your electric bill? We know it can be a frightening experience to open your bill and see scary number right next to the words “Amount Due”. But to most people, their electric bill is an absolute mystery. They really don’t know what factors [...]

2018-05-04T08:25:45+00:00 May 4th, 2018|

Fun Games and Activities You Can Enjoy as a Family to Slash Your Electric Bill

When it comes to kids playing games, we as parents all have the same wish --- that they actually learn something while playing. But let’s face it, most games have little if any educational value. But the bottom line is, we realize that if kids can learn something while having fun at the [...]

2018-04-30T08:22:39+00:00 April 30th, 2018|

Here’s How to Save Electricity Using Your Refrigerator

There are a few appliances in your home that make up the majority of your electric bill costs. Among them are your air conditioner/heater, your hot water heater, your washer and dryer, your lighting and then finally --- your refrigerator. But much like most other appliances and devices in your home, your fridge [...]

2018-04-27T08:25:55+00:00 April 27th, 2018|

Here’s How The Amazon Echo Can Help You Lower Your Energy Costs

The Amazon Echo, otherwise known as Alexa, can perform many functions such as giving weather reports, playing music and controlling smart devices such as thermostats, doorbells and cameras. But Alexa can also help you lower your energy costs by the use of education. If you own an Alexa, you can download apps, which [...]

2018-04-23T08:19:54+00:00 April 23rd, 2018|

The Benefits of Using Power Strips That Will Save You Money

Did you realize that when you turn off certain devices like your television, sound system, game console, desktop computer, laptop and printer they don’t stop consuming electricity? It is unfortunate that many of our favorite electrical appliances are costing us money each and every month because they are still drawing an electrical current [...]

2018-04-20T08:15:24+00:00 April 20th, 2018|