The Dog Days of August are back!

The summer has flown by, but we still have quite a few weeks of hot weather left before we feel the relief of autumn.  Cooling your home is a large part of your monthly energy use and can yield significant savings by doing just a few things: 1)  Air Filter: Purchase a jumbo pack of

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Top Ten Tips for Saving Energy and Money

If you visit this blog or our twitter page frequently, you know that quick and easy tips on saving energy and electricity is a bit of an obsession of ours. Which tips deserve priority? Good question. Luckily, we have an answer. Below are the tips that any good energy saver should not live without. Make yourself

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Shower vs. Iron

Recently at the Connect 2015 Conference an attendee shared a pro-traveler tip: “When you don’t want to iron, give your clothes a steam bath in the shower and the wrinkles fall out. Someone tell Alan Shedd to calculate the energy efficiency of ironing vs. the shower method.” So, not to disappoint, Alan responded with the

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5 Tips to Spring into Summer

Spring is the perfect time to begin saving energy around the home.  By taking advantage of the mild weather, you can make the improvements needed to transition from the cold winter.  Here are five ways to spring into summer. 1. Replace your air filter. Replacing a dirty, clogged air filter allows your system not to

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Tip of the Month: Laundry

Did you know that 90 percent of the energy used to operate a washing machine comes from using hot water?  A simple switch from hot to cold can save energy and money.  Also, consider air drying or line drying to save even more on your energy bill.  Source: U.S. Department of Energy. Water heating and

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