Energy Efficiency

Everyone wants lower energy costs. Understanding how to increase the energy efficiency of your home and appliances is one way to do that. Take our Cost of Energy Appliance quiz to get started. Discover how well you know what it costs to binge watch your favorite TV show and use other appliances — and then how to save. Learn more about ENERGY STAR and other ways to improve your home energy efficiency.

Energy Conservations Apps

Energy Efficiency Apps You Should Download Now

Yes, there’s an app for everything under the sun, and that includes saving energy, reducing your carbon footprint, and keeping your hard-earned money in your pocket. Here are the best energy efficiency apps out there for making your home and life cleaner, greener, and more cost-effective.

Lifetime TV Features Constellation on Designing Spaces

Creating an energy efficient home is key to living a green lifestyle. Not only will it reduce your home’s carbon footprint, it can potentially lower your energy costs.

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Energy Efficiency with Constellation

You don’t want to be one of “those people.” The ones who use more energy than they need by refusing to abide by efficient energy guidelines.

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Website Finds Funds for Energy Efficiency Projects

What if doing more for the environment could also help lower your energy usage – and maybe your bill? You would probably try a few energy efficiency tips, as long as the effort didn’t eat up your weekend time, or cost too much up front.

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The Difference Between CFL and LED Lighting

Tighter budgets and a growing concern for the environment are motivating many to look for new ways to reduce their energy consumption. Did you know that switching to energy-efficient lighting is one of the fastest ways to cut your energy bill?

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Roundup of this month’s posts about energy efficiency

For the past month, our vice president of solar & energy efficiency sales, Michael Smith, provided a wealth of resources for homeowners that are interested in using energy more efficiently around the house. In case you missed any of them or if you’re interested in having the information all in one place, below please see

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Do you qualify for an energy-efficiency grant?

One of our Facebook fans recently asked us if we could offer insights into the availability of grants to help fund energy-efficiency initiatives. The good news is, assistance is available; the bad news — particularly if you don’t have a lot time to spare — is that it takes effort to find these resources.

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Financing a Green Lifestyle: Energy efficiency mortgage and home-improvement loans

You’ve probably heard the old adage: If you snooze, you lose. If you were thinking about scrapping your old appliances for more efficient models, particularly those qualified under the U.

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Take energy efficiency on the road

Gasoline prices go up, and they go down. Lately, they’ve gone mostly south since peaking at $3.

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Simple summer home energy efficiency tips

It’s summer and the temperatures are hitting triple digits. The good news is you can stay comfortable without breaking the bank.

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What does it mean to be energy efficient?

The “super derecho” that raced from northern Indiana to the southern mid-Atlantic coast in late June, cutting power to millions, underscored just how dependent we are on energy and the fragility of the grid that supplies it. Though we have no control over Mother Nature, we do have control over our own personal energy consumption

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