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Home Energy Savings

Swimming Pool Energy Saving Tips

Ahhhhh, summer. Winter is a distant memory and the swimming pool beckons.

Energy Choice

How to Switch Electricity Companies

Not so long ago, each household would deal with just one utility company. The electricity and natural gas arrived in your home; the utility set the price with oversight by the state government’s regulatory agency; you paid the bill.

Disaster Preparedness

Brownout vs. Blackout: What to do when the power goes out

Ah, summer. Longer days, family vacations, warmer weather — who doesn’t love summer living?

Energy Efficiency

Which is More Energy Efficient? Microwave vs Toaster Oven vs Oven

Choosing the right energy-efficient cooking appliance for the right task is one easy way to save energy and potentially lower your energy costs at home. (Not sure where to start?

Home Energy Savings

Programmable Thermostat Savings

Want to make a change that can quickly lower your home heating and cooling costs? Consider installing a programmable or self-programming thermostat.

Small Business Energy Savings

Small Business Checklist: small business energy cost cutting ideas

According to the Small Business Association, more than half of Americans either own or work for a small business, and these create two out of three new jobs in the U.S.

Green Energy

NHL® Sustainability Infographic: Green Initiatives in Hockey

The National Hockey League (NHL®) is a recognized leader among sports organizations in environmental stewardship. In 2014, League commissioner Gary Bettman received the Green Sports Alliance Environmental Leadership Award.

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Community

National Volunteer Week

Constellation employees are teaming up to make National Volunteer Week (April 11-15) a month-long celebration of the communities we serve. National Volunteer Week is an annual, nationwide movement of people working to improve their communities through service.

Green Energy

How Solar Energy Works

In the world of renewable energy resources, solar energy is, well, hot. The Solar Energy Industries Association, a solar trade organization, notes in its Q4 2015 report that solar supplied 29.

Green Energy

Is solar a good option for your home?

For many, installing solar is a great decision, and now it’s an easy, affordable option for homeowners. Like any home improvement project, doing your research can be a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be.

Home Energy Savings

How Shade Landscaping Can Help Home Energy Conservation

Most of us know trees can beautify a yard, attract desirable wildlife, and provide privacy from neighbors. What homeowners may not realize, however, is that trees can also play an important role in helping reduce home energy costs.

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