Posted October 12, 2018 by Josh Crank
By now, most of us have heard of “energy vampires” — those appliances and electronics that draw small amounts of power 24/7, even when we’re not using them. Unplugging some … READ MORE Should You Unplug Appliances to Save Electricity?
Posted August 7, 2018 by Josh Crank
There are a few ways you can calculate the energy efficiency of your house and appliances: Read the EnergyGuide label on appliances and electronics. Calculate your own energy use and … READ MORE How to Calculate Energy Efficiency Savings
Posted August 2, 2018 by Josh Crank
During the sweltering summer, it can be hard to put a price on comfort. But the sweet relief of air conditioning does come at a cost, and the bills get … READ MORE How Much Does Central Air Cost?
Posted July 31, 2018 by Josh Crank
Everybody knows what air conditioners and furnaces are, but their cousin in the HVAC world — the heat pump — isn’t as well understood. Don’t let the name fool you, … READ MORE How Do Heat Pumps Work?
Posted June 27, 2018 by Josh Crank
During the heat of summer, a non-reflective rooftop is one of the hottest places out there — far hotter than the surrounding air. Even with good insulation, that heat penetrates … READ MORE How Energy-Efficient Roofing Helps Beat the Heat & Save Money
Posted June 14, 2018 by Ebony Porter
Whether your kids are grown and home from college for the summer, or your kids are still young and haven’t flown the nest yet, summertime can bring a skyrocketing electricity … READ MORE 8 Ways to Help Kids Conserve Energy in the Summer