April is the month when we celebrate Earth Day and it’s the
perfect opportunity to consider the actions you can take for environmentally
responsible and greener living. The United States
Environmental Protection Agency offers a broad list of ways to
impact the environment making cleaner choices from individuals recycling and gardening,
to entire communities implementing sustainable living programs.
Some of the steps you can take to reduce your carbon footprint are:
Reduce Waste – Recycling and reducing the things you dispose of, including food, helps to reduce the size of landfills and the methane gas they produce.
Energy efficient products for the home – there are a large variety of energy efficient and connected home products which help you manage your energy spend. AEP Energy offers a host of energy-efficient and connected-home products in AEP Energy Reward Store! Enroll in a traditional or renewable plan and earn Reward Dollars to redeem in our online marketplace.
But most importantly, get outside and enjoy a little sun and
fresh air! Taking a brisk walk, a bike
ride, or tossing a frisbee or a football is not only healthy, but fun! It’s a great way to appreciate nature and
this planet we call home.
Each May, in honor of National Electrical Safety Month, the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) launches their annual initiative to help reduce electrically-related fatalities, injuries and property loss. This year’s theme is “Connected to Safety,” and is aimed at educating consumers on the emerging smart technology that makes a home safe and energy efficient. Understanding …
Stormy weather is an inevitable part of spring and summer for many parts of the U.S. These storms can sometimes cause power outages, which can interrupt operations and cause headaches for many small businesses. We can’t change the weather, so it’s important to be prepared and know what to do when a power outage occurs. …