Most of us don’t know much about the furnace or boiler in our basements other than that they ensure our homes are delightful when the weather outside is frightful. We use the terms “furnace” or “boiler” interchangeably and hope for the best.
The only thing small about Small Business Saturday is the size of the businesses participating in this annual event. Launched in 2010 by American Express® as a way to celebrate and promote small businesses during the always-critical Thanksgiving-to-Christmas holiday rush, Small Business Saturday — the first Saturday after Black Friday — has grown astronomically since
As a leading competitive retail supplier of power, natural gas, and energy products and services for homes and businesses across the continental US, and a subsidiary of the Exelon Corporation, Constellation’s main focus is supplying power to millions of consumers across America. But Constellation also puts energy — a lot of volunteer and funding energy
The basement is one of those spots in a house that people often ignore. It’s a place to store things and then just pretend it doesn’t exist.
So much of life can seem out of our control. Our taxes go up.
The time to weatherize your home for winter is before the winds start to blow and the thermometer drops. But even if you’re late to the game, there are still home weatherization steps you can take to help lower your energy costs and while making your home warmer.
The average household spends $400-$600 annually heating its water, according to Energy.gov.
If you’re looking for employee engagement ideas and also want to find a way to save energy in the workplace, combining the two can be a win-win for small business owners and employees alike. Workers are increasingly drawn to companies that share their values.
Water heater energy usage Most of us turn on the faucet and don’t pay much attention to how the hot water arrives — until, of course, it doesn’t. We take the mighty hot water heater in our homes for granted.
Finding and sealing air leaks in your home is one fast and relatively easy way to take charge of your energy bill and potentially lower costs. If you think energy efficiency testing isn’t worth the time or effort, consider this: The average house has enough home air leaks to add up to a two-foot square
Understanding attic insulation types and energy savings You might be very aware of your energy expenses in the living areas of your home, but it’s important to pay attention to the attic, too, or all your hard work could, literally, blow out the roof. The Department of Energy estimates that you could shave 10 to