Day 10: Ten Gifts for Giving

Need any last minute gifts? TopTenUSA compiles great products into lists that meet energy savings standards, including ENERGY STAR ratings. Here are ten gift ideas that are number 1 in energy savings in the category. 1. Televisions. Westinghouse LCD Model TV’s have the lowest average energy costs. 2. Laptop Computers. Hewlett-Packard Company ENVY 2-in-1 tablet

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Space Heaters: Too Good to Be True?

You know it’s winter when the full page ads for the latest miracle space heater start appearing in the newspaper. I read one last night (I know you are thinking this guy should get a life…). The claims are compelling: never be cold again, drastically slash home heating bills, uses the same energy as a

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More Warmth, More Savings

As the temperatures continue to drop for most of the country, many are firing up the fireplaces, space heaters, and turning on their Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) furnace for the first time this season. Heating costs can account for over 45% of a monthly electric bill in the cold days and nights approaching

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The Season of Autumn: When Temps Fall

Across most of the United States, temperatures are beginning to drop as we welcomed Fall a few days ago. Some are waiting until the temperatures drop a little more to switch the mode on the thermostat and cut the fire wood as others are already shoveling snow. Before switching over to warming your home, check

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A Review Pt. 2 – Six Stealthy Energy Hogs: Are They Lurking in Your Home?

As promised, Pt. 2 will give the true fact checking of big home energy hogs. Pt. 2 will present the first three energy hog fact checking. This is from our favorite Business Development Engineer, Alan Shedd. Check back soon for Pt. 3. I grew up reading National Geographic magazine. I watch the Nat Geo channel frequently and when

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