These 6 Common Energy/Electricity Saving Tips Are Absolute Myths

When it comes to saving energy and electricity, there are tons of tips available online. But like every topic online, there are realities and there are absolute myths. This article will clear up some of the confusion by pinpointing many of the most common falsehoods that are still costing you money each and [...]

2018-07-30T08:38:58+00:00 July 30th, 2018|

These 5 Tips Will Make Your Freezer and Fridge More Energy Efficient

When it comes to energy efficiency in our homes, most of us are simply throwing money out the window when it comes to properly operating our refrigerators and freezers. Truth be told, these two major appliances account for roughly 16% of our monthly electric bill. Growing up, our parents always told us one [...]

2018-07-27T11:32:21+00:00 July 27th, 2018|

Electric Bills Killing You This Summer? Here’s How to Save Money

Watching your local weather forecast this time of year is like listening to a broken record --- it’s the same thing over and over again. How many times have you heard these forecasts repeated this summer? Highs in the mid-90s. Highs in the upper-90s. Highs over 100. These excess temperatures lead to even [...]

2018-07-23T08:52:53+00:00 July 23rd, 2018|

Here’s How to Save Energy and Electricity on Your Farm

Over the past couple of decades, both energy and electricity use has grown on farms. Some of the reasons include larger farm properties, the increased use of automated equipment and non-stop around-the-clock operation. To combat these rising costs and resources, there are both quick fixes and long term fixes. In this article, we [...]

2018-07-20T12:30:13+00:00 July 20th, 2018|

Fighting the Good Fight: These 5 Celebs Are the Greenest of the Green

When it comes to protecting and saving our environment, many celebrities are 100% on-board. Topping the list are well-known names including Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon and Jane Fonda. Hollywood is doing its part. The question is, will we do ours? Here are five celebs who are advocating for the environment along with some of [...]

2018-07-16T11:43:20+00:00 July 16th, 2018|

Facts About Solar Energy That Are Easy To Understand

For those of you who have ever been interested in learning about solar energy, especially those of you who are possibly interested in investing in it, the science behind it can be very confusing when you read about it online. For the most part, most of the articles online are written by scientists [...]

2018-07-13T09:09:21+00:00 July 13th, 2018|

Prevent Your Kitchen from Over-Heating Your Home This Summer with These Cool Tips

Using your kitchen during the summer can lead to devastating results. OK, that is a bit overstated but during the hottest days of the year, the last thing you want to do is turn on a hot stove or oven. Many times that leads to eating out or getting food delivered but those [...]

2018-07-09T08:58:45+00:00 July 9th, 2018|

Here’s How to Manage Energy and Electricity Costs on College Campuses

When most of us think about how to do our part in conserving energy and lowering electricity costs, our focus is mainly on our homes. But it’s a great big world out there and conserving energy should expand far beyond where we lay our heads at night. The area we would like to [...]

2018-07-06T08:06:17+00:00 July 6th, 2018|

Does Turning Your Air Conditioner On and Off Help Lower Your Electric Bill?

During the summer the biggest fear of all when it comes to paying our monthly bills is the cost of our electric bills. At the time of this writing this article, many regions of the United States are engulfed in a serious heat wave. The bottom line is, we can’t live without air [...]

2018-07-02T08:44:39+00:00 July 2nd, 2018|

Tips on How to Install a Programmable Thermostat

One of the tips you hear about most when it comes to lowering your electric bill is to purchase a programmable thermostat. Doing so will allow you to better control the temperature of your home especially during the most extreme months of summer and winter. Let’s go over a typical summer-time scenario when [...]

2018-06-29T07:50:46+00:00 June 29th, 2018|