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.

How much energy do game consoles really use?

How Much Energy Do Game Consoles Really Use?

Computer games have never been more popular. Two-thirds of Americans use PCs, consoles and streaming devices to play games.

Lesson Plan: Natural Gas and Wind

Lesson Plan: Natural Gas and Wind Energy

Wind Energy Wind is moving air. If air is moving, work can be done!

Lesson Plan: Energy Conservation at Home

Lesson Plan: Energy Conservation at Home

This lesson aims to introduce students to energy saving behaviors and why it is important to save or conserve energy. Energy conservation is the decision and practice of using less energy.

Lesson Plan: Electricity and Electricity Generation

Lesson Plan: Electricity and Electricity Generation

This lesson aims to introduce students to the basics of electricity – what it is, how we use it, and how we can generate it. Electricity is most often generated using a generator.

Lesson Plan: Energy Basics and Energy Sources

Lesson Plan: Energy Basics and Energy Sources

This lesson aims to introduce energy, helps to identify how we use energy, and begins to look closer at what renewable and nonrenewable sources of energy we use in the United States. For each suggested grade band, you’ll see some quick text for reading as well as a worksheet or link to interactive worksheets.

How to KonMari your technology

How to KonMari Your Home Technology

What does Marie Kondo have to do with home technology? Quite a bit, actually.

choosing a pos system for your business

Choosing a Point-of-Sale System for Your Business

Point-of-sale (POS) systems are the nerve center for profitable retail businesses today. Modern POS systems connect sales data with pricing, inventory and operational data, giving you accurate, real-time information on business performance.

Get Pricing on Electricity or Natural Gas Plans in Your Area

Whatever your energy needs, we've got a plan for you


how air fryers benefit your health and cut energy costs

How Air Fryers Benefit Your Health and Cut Energy Costs

Air fryers are a relatively new technology. Introduced in 2005 for commercial kitchens, they quickly found a consumer market.

Smart home gift ideas

15 Smart Home Gift Ideas for the Holidays

Smart home gift ideas aren’t just for the techies on your list anymore. Cool tech gifts are going mainstream, appealing to anyone who cares about safety and security, convenience, or entertainment.

dirty jobs home appliance tips to save energy

Dirty Home Appliances: Tips for Cleaning Gross Stains & Fighting Mystery Odors

Some of your home’s grimiest places are your home appliances. Another often overlooked source of smells and dust are dirty vents.

energy efficient bathrooms

Energy-Saving Tips for Your Bathroom

The average American uses 80 to 100 gallons of water a day, most of which is used in the bathroom. To put that into perspective, people in many African nations can access only 5.

  • |

Get Pricing on Energy Plans in Your Area