Home is where the heart is; it’s also where home energy savings start. We’ve got home energy savings tips on everything from attic insulation and discovering air leaks to how to best run your appliances. Check out our 31 Days of Energy Savings guide to get started. Follow our appliance energy efficiency comparison series, including posts on gas vs. electric dryers and microwaves vs. toaster ovens vs. ovens.
After a day spent juggling a hectic work schedule, family duties or both, many of us would love to save time cooking weeknight meals. Who wouldn’t want to have more free time with the family or just relaxing?
Lowering your household’s electricity consumption has a positive impact on the environment as well as your monthly energy bill. The tricky part is figuring out what uses the most electricity in your home and controlling it.
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.
To get your dishes clean, protect them from damage and save energy, it’s important to learn how to properly load your dishwasher. After all, these appliances are engineered to be used in a specific way.
This week’s lesson will help families to understand and dissect their electricity bills and understand how smart meters, utility apps and utility website data can help inform household energy decisions. As this lesson focuses most on electricity, the text will revisit and review electricity text previously covered, but this time with a new angle and
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If you’re looking for ways to keep expenses manageable in this economy, it can be helpful to examine the energy impacts of self-isolating and working from home. The guidelines recommended by government agencies to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus affect energy consumption.
When you get your electric bill for your small business, you’ll see two big charges: one for demand and one for consumption. When you understand what each of these are, you can make small changes in how you’re using electricity in your business that can bring down your overall bill.
What is smart gardening, exactly? If you’re new to the term, it might be because it’s a relatively new idea.