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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.

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What Is a Smart TV?

Television watching is the most popular leisure activity in America: The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that nearly 80% of Americans watch an average of 2 hours and 46 minutes of TV every day. Television energy usage accounts for 7% of energy consumed in American households.

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Is Your Small Business Making These Common Energy Mistakes?

Small businesses use energy for a myriad of reasons. Lighting, security, manufacturing, heating and cooling, and electronic equipment all consume large amounts of energy.

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Saving Energy on Laundry Day

Laundry is one of life’s unavoidable chores — and it’s a chore that most people do weekly, if not daily. This means that washer and dryer energy usage, coupled with the amount of water used for laundry, can have a direct impact on your energy bills.

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How to Monitor Your Small Business Energy Usage

Small-business owners know that maximizing their energy efficiency can make a big difference in their business. New technologies are rolling out every day, and business owners can now use data to identify the best opportunities to give them an edge in competitive marketplaces.

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How Employee Commuter Benefits Attract and Retain Talent

Approximately 150 million Americans commute to work every day, according to the United States Census Bureau, with the vast majority (128 million) using personal automobiles. The amount of energy used to accomplish a daily commute is staggering; the average person spends $2,600 a year going to and from work.

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What Is Constellation Connect?

Once considered science fiction, the smart home has become a reality. Today’s homeowners increasingly use smart home devices to monitor and control energy usage, remotely control appliances and improve home security.

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Electric vs. Gas Grills: Which Type Is More Energy Efficient?

Summer is almost here, and for many people, that means it’s time to fire up the backyard grill. That can be a relief, as it can mean less mess in your kitchen (as well as less heat in your house!

Energy Efficiency 5 Ways to Cut Your Home Energy Use with Smart Lighting.

5 Ways to Cut Your Home Energy Usage with Smart Lighting

Home lighting has important practical and aesthetic applications. We use lighting to brighten our homes at night, to focus attention, for security and to create atmosphere.

Small Business Energy Savings Can You Save Energy by Changing Your Business Hours?

Could You Save Money by Changing Your Business Hours?

As a business owner, you have little control over your fixed costs. You pay the same amount of rent whether you’re open 24/7 or keep regular business hours.

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Energy-Saving Tips for Summer

Rising summer temperatures often result in higher energy costs. The US Energy Information Administration estimates that the average home in the United States consumes 1,026 kilowatt-hours (kWh) of electricity each month between June and August.

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