Here’s How to Save Electricity While Away on Vacation

Just because you’ve packed up the family and stepped out the front door to go on vacation doesn’t mean that your home automatically shuts itself off in anticipation of your eventual return. Your home will still use electricity the entire time you’re gone. But there are a few things you can do to [...]

2018-03-26T08:30:12+00:00 March 26th, 2018|

Going Green Doesn’t Have To Be Populated — And Here’s Why

Most of us have heard about the concept of going green. But when you’re not exactly sure what that means, the concept may sound intimidating. It also may sound expensive. But any expenses brought on by going green are quickly reduced or eliminated altogether. In the long run, going green serves two important [...]

2018-03-23T08:07:50+00:00 March 23rd, 2018|

Lower Your Monthly Electric Bill With The ecobee4 Thermostat

Imagine for a moment what goes through your mind when you reach in your mailbox and pull out your monthly electric bill. Are you afraid to open it right away? Do you tend to go into shock when you eventually open it and read the amount due? And when the bill is higher [...]

2018-03-19T08:10:16+00:00 March 19th, 2018|

Move Over Watts… It’s Time For Lumens

If you’re still using incandescent light bulbs, eventually those bulbs will burn out. And there will come a day when you will need to purchase new ones. But instead of buying a new pack of incandescent bulbs, you may want to consider officially making the switch to LEDs. But there are some things [...]

2018-03-16T07:29:22+00:00 March 16th, 2018|

Here’s How to Manage Your Major Appliances to Lower Your Electric Bill

Research has indicated that major appliances in your home can make up as much as 37% of your overall electric bill. These appliances include your washing machine, dryer, dishwasher, refrigerator, freezer and oven. Understanding how much these individual devices cost you per month, here are some tips to get your electricity costs under [...]

2018-03-12T09:08:54+00:00 March 12th, 2018|

Here’s How to Find Out Which Devices in Your Home Are Energy Efficient (and Which Ones Are Not)

If you’ve done any research when it comes to lowering your electric bill, one of the tips you’ve undoubtedly heard is to unplug devices when you’re not using them. But that can be a huge undertaking, especially if particular outlets in your home are difficult to reach. Nevertheless, it is a recommended tip [...]

2018-03-09T08:30:17+00:00 March 9th, 2018|

Want To Know Why Your Electric Bill Is So High? This Might Explain Why

Did you know that simply turning off your electronics isn’t enough when it comes to lowering your electric bill? Even though these devices are powered off, many of them are still wasting electricity, especially those that go into standby mode like televisions, satellite or cable boxes, sound bars and DVRs. Let’s demonstrate what [...]

2018-03-05T09:00:32+00:00 March 5th, 2018|

Here’s How the Amazon Echo and Smart Plugs Can Help Lower Your Electric Bill

For most families, every time we receive our monthly electric statement, we immediately wish we were doing more to garner a lower bill. At this point in time, we all know the “standard” ways to lower our bill. One of those ways is to unplug devices when they’re not in use. But let’s [...]

2018-03-02T09:52:31+00:00 March 2nd, 2018|

Save Money on Electricity by Washing Your Laundry in Cold Water

We’ve all been taught that we should use hot water when washing whites. And breaking a habit like that may seem next to impossible. But the fact of the matter is, your washing machine uses more energy when you use the hot water setting. That’s because the water has to be heated by [...]

2018-02-26T09:58:58+00:00 February 26th, 2018|

Renewable Energy Myths Exposed — Can You Handle the Truth?

There is a lot of fake news being thrown around about the science of renewable energy. At the top of the fake news pyramid are those in important government positions who are skeptical about climate change. But there are other myths related to renewable energy including how it can’t provide electricity 24/7, it’s [...]

2018-02-23T12:28:59+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|