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Energy Efficiency best smart home apps

The Best Smart-Home Apps for Energy Efficiency

According to the US Energy Information Administration, the average household in the United States pays around $1,340.04 for electricity every year, with small businesses paying approximately $7,856.

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What to Do When Your Air Conditioner Isn’t Working

When the days get unbearably hot, most people rely on their air-conditioning system to keep their home cool and comfortable. But what if your air conditioner stops cooling your home during a heat wave?

Home Energy Savings What is geofencing?

Home Energy Savings: What Is Geofencing?

Technology is constantly offering us new ways to save energy and simplify our lives. It makes daily tasks easier, helps us organize, and keeps us all connected.

Small Business Energy Savings The Heated Debate on Energy-Efficient Hand Dryers

The Heated Debate about Energy-Efficient Hand Dryers

Restroom hand dryers have long had a reputation for being more environmentally responsible than paper towels, and it’s true. Paper towels create excess waste, and small businesses can use hand dryers to slash annual operating costs significantly.

Home Energy Savings Do You Need a Home Energy Audit?

Do You Need a Home Energy Audit?

The US Energy Information Administration estimates the average annual electricity consumption of a US home is 10,399 kilowatt hours (kWh), and depending on where you live or how you receive energy, a year’s worth of energy can really add up. But what many homeowners don’t know is that their home could be working against them

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Energy-Efficient Outdoor Lighting Ideas for Your Small Business

Commercial exterior lighting is a necessity for most small businesses. Lighted storefront signs indicate you’re open for business, while outdoor lights attract customers and provide security lighting for your property.

Home Energy Savings The many benefits of smart light bulbs

The Many Benefits of Smart Lighting

Smart lighting is revolutionizing how property owners control lighting, conserve energy and improve security with simple voice commands and home connectivity. It’s why smart lighting systems are one of many energy-saving strategies for smart homes, and they’re also a great first step into the Internet of Things (IoT) if you’re curious about smart technology.

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Energy Efficiency Energy-efficient humidifiers and the benefits of home humidity

Energy-Efficient Humidifiers: The Benefits of Home Humidity

It’s uncomfortable dealing with dry air in your house, especially if you live in a region with cold, dry winters. The most common solution for dealing with dry air is a humidifier, which adds moisture to the surrounding air.

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How Replacing Windows Increases Your Energy Savings

According to Energy.gov, the average American household wastes energy due to drafts, air leaks and inefficient heating or cooling systems.

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Staying Connected with Energy-Efficient Small Network Equipment

If you’re in business today, then you’re probably online. Connectivity should be an essential part of a small business’s infrastructure and planning for small business success means ensuring your online presence is reliable and consistent.

Home Energy Savings Energy-saving strategies for smart homes

Energy-Saving Strategies for Smart Homes

Your home might be bleeding energy. According to the United States Department of Energy (DoE), the average household consumes 90 million BTUs of energy a year, and much of that energy is wasted.

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