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.
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
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.
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.
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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Summer is right around the corner and if it’s anything like last summer, some parts of the country may experience some of the hottest temperatures in nearly half a decade. Last year, the 100+ degree heat combined with high humidity was brutal, especially for senior citizens who don’t always have the ability to find refuge
When you think of McCormick & Company, the chef in all of us may begin thinking about our favorite cooking spices. Now, thanks to the implementation of a few best practices, we can add net-zero energy use to that list.
Your home is working for you every day, all day long. In order to do this work, your house consumes a lot of energy.
If one of your plans for the New Year includes making your home more energy efficient or seeking a new energy efficient home altogether, then you are certainly not alone. A recent Yahoo!
Our friends at the Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center and the Children’s Museum Houston have shared an activity with us that can help your children answer the question, “How do particles combine into new substances?” Through the building of models with marshmallows and toothpicks, kids will make elements, molecules, compounds, and mixtures to develop molecular
If your small business is like many others, summer brings with it a unique set of challenges. It might be your busiest time of year, where you’re moving inventory as quickly as you get it or booking up services all day long.
Like many natural resources, fresh, clean water is not in endless supply, even though it might seem that way. It’s always a good idea to use it with care to make sure we have enough.
Many Americans think of air conditioning during the hottest days of summer as a must. But air conditioners are one of the largest energy users in your house.