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Variable Vs. Fixed-Rate Energy Plans

June 3, 2021

Learning The Pros And Cons When it comes to choosing an energy plan, you have a lot of options to pick from—and one of the biggest choices you’ll have to make is whether you want to …

Home Energy Score™ FAQs

May 18, 2021

If you’ve ever shopped for a car or an appliance, you know that one of the most useful bits of information to have is how efficiently it uses energy. For cars, think MPG; for heating …

10 Energy-Saving Tips For New Homeowners

The papers are signed, the movers are gone, and now you’re settling into your digs as a new homeowner. Congratulations! If you’re like most new homeowners, your thoughts will quickly turn to all the projects …

How Ductwork Can Help With Energy Efficiency

May 4, 2021

In most homes that use forced air systems (if you have vents rather than baseboards or radiators, then you have a forced-air system) ductwork is hidden behind walls, making It something few people think about. …

10 Pet-Friendly Smart Home Solutions

Energy-conscious pet owners have a double challenge if they spend a lot of time away from home. They want to keep their living space running efficiently while also ensuring that their furry friends are healthy …

Renewable Vs. Nonrenewable Fuels – Part 1 Of 2

April 20, 2021

Nonrenewable fossil fuels like coal and oil have shaped civilization, powering our homes, factories, vehicles, and cities since the late 1800s. But the dangerous impacts of burning and extracting fossil fuels have brought us to …

What Does It Mean To “Lock In” Natural Gas Prices?

March 25, 2021

If you’re in the market for a new natural gas plan, one of the most important questions to ask is when you should make the switch. By knowing the best time to lock in your …

What Is A Renewable Energy Certificate (REC)?

March 15, 2021

If you want to shrink your carbon footprint, you can go all in and install solar panels on your roof or a small wind turbine in your backyard. But simply put—those options aren’t always practical. …

What Is A Kilowatt Hour? Why Should It Matter To Me?

March 12, 2021

When you get your electricity and gas bills, chances are you look at what you owe—and pay it. You may even go the extra step of checking your meter reading to make sure it matches …

Tax Credits For Residential Energy Efficiency Extended

February 16, 2021

How about we share some good news? Tax credits for residential energy efficiency have been extended retroactively, going back to December 31, 2019! The tax credits for residential renewable energy products continue to be available through December …

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