Smart Energy

Understanding the Differences between CFL & LED Light Bulbs

Understanding the Differences between CFL & LED Light Bulbs

Cutting costs and growing concerns of environmental responsibility are encouraging many to consider new ways to reduce energy consumption. Did you know that switching to energy efficient light bulbs is one of the fastest ways to lower the energy bill for your home? In fact, according to the U.S. Department of Energy, replacing 15 incandescent [&hellip

Energy Efficiency Tips for The Nest and Meridian Smart Thermostat

11 Ways to Create a Smart Home for Your Smart Thermostat

According to a 2010 Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory survey about programmable thermostats, “89% reported that they rarely or never adjusted the thermostat to set a weekend or weekday program, and 54% of respondents used the on/off switch at least weekly.” That means that most consumers who bought a programmable thermostat to help them save money [&hellip

Energy Savings in Your Hands: A Meridian Smart Thermostat Overview

Energy Savings in Your Hands: A Meridian Smart Thermostat Overview

Think smart thermostats are a dumb investment? Better think again. Direct Energy has just released its Meridian Savings Plan, a fixed-rate electricity plan with an energy charge that’s locked for 24 months. The Meridian Smart Thermostat from Honeywell is not just a programmable thermostat that connects to the web. Instead, it combines smart thermostat technology [&hellip