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Breathe Easier: Improving Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality

Residential

Maintaining good indoor air quality is extremely important when it comes to your health and well-being. Your indoor air quality tends to worsen during the cold winter months due to lack of fresh air flow from the outside. This can cause many issues for people who have allergies or respiratory problems. Levels of air pollutants in …

Celebrating Women in Energy

Residential

From engineers and researchers to policymakers and entrepreneurs, these trailblazing women are at the center of a movements towards a more sustainable and inclusive energy future. Women bring diverse perspectives and ideas to the forefront. We want to celebrate women who are breaking barriers and transforming energy. Below are a few women who were innovators, …

Spring Maintenance Checklist for Homeowners

Residential

Spring is a season of change and transitions. Flowers begin to bloom, and the sun starts to come out a little more, insects begin to buzz and temperatures begin to rise. Take advantage of the moderate temperatures to get a head start on a spring maintenance routine to ready your home for the warm-weather months …

Go Green While Traveling

Residential

Did you know you can go green while traveling? That’s right! You can enjoy the sights and be kind to the environment at the same time. As you begin planning for your summer vacation or a bucket-list trip, keep these eco-friendly tips in mind to travel more sustainably. Choosing a destination There’s something to be …

Best Energy Saving Laundry Practices

Residential

Did you know that washer and dryers are among the costliest appliances to operate in the average home? A standard washing machine uses 19 or more gallons of water per load. Since most people wash several loads of laundry per week, here are some best practices to help you reduce your energy use and save …

Transmission costs continue to increase, year after year

Commercial

(2 minute read) Transmission Rates Keep Climbing Have you noticed the transmission rate on your energy bill increasing recently? You are not imagining things. In some areas, rates have increased over 75%! Regardless of whether transmission costs are billed by the utility or passed through to you on your retail energy supplier bill, this costly …

Wellness: Tips to boost your energy

Residential

As we start off a new year, many of us resolve to improve our health. If you find yourself feeling sluggish, tired, and wondering why you have low energy, it is worth looking at your lifestyle to see what changes you can make. Stay hydrated, controlling stress, and indulging in self-care are just a few …

Is Your Home Prepped for Weather Emergencies?

Residential

It is important to be prepared for any emergencies – especially weather emergencies. Whether you live where tornados, hurricanes, thunderstorms, flooding, snowstorms, or fires are prone to happen, it is crucial to be prepared. Every year the U.S. faces severe weather, some of these weather events occur more frequently depending on the location. The damage …

Timing Your Energy Contract Decisions – Best Practices to avoid Bad Markets

Commercial

Smart and savvy energy buyers know that a well thought out energy procurement strategy is critical to realizing long-term cost savings. However, many procurement managers do not dedicate as much rigor to it as necessary. This often leads to them being caught up in challenging energy markets or making uninformed decisions on their purchase, that …