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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 …

LEDs Vs. CFLs: Which Is Better In Your Home?

February 8, 2021

When it comes to saving energy, the little things matter—and one of the most important little things you can do to lower your home’s energy bills is to be mindful of the type of lighting …

Energy Efficiency: Busting 10 Popular Myths

February 1, 2021

Saving energy is always a good thing—both for the planet and for your bank account. The problem is that there’s a lot of misinformation out there about the best ways to do it. In this blog …

“Vampire Power”—What’s That?

January 18, 2021

If you are conscientious about your energy use (likely a few of you are if you’re reading this blog!) you will want to pay attention to a recent Powerley article about vampire power—also referred to …

What Factors Affect Prices In The Energy Market?

January 11, 2021

If you’ve been responsible for paying for electricity or natural gas at your place of residence—or for your commercial operation—you’ve probably noticed that the price you pay can vary from year to year (or even …

Choosing An Energy Provider: 5 Factors To Consider

January 4, 2021

When it comes to choosing an energy supplier for your home or business, price is one of the most important factors to consider—but it shouldn’t be the only thing you take into account. If you’re in …

Should I Consider A Home Energy Audit?

December 22, 2020

Did you know that the average American homeowner spends more than $2,000 every year on energy bills? While that number can vary considerably depending on the source of power you use (it is, after all, …

How Much Electricity Do My Appliances Use?

To some people, an electric bill is a bit of a mystery—one that occasionally has an unwelcomed surprise ending. How does your bill get to be what it is? For the most part, it’s about …

How To Keep Your Home Warm For Less

In the northeastern U.S., winter is a period of high energy use—and most of that energy goes to keeping folks warm. The problem is that people often use much more energy than necessary to stay …

Protect Against A Power Surge In Your Home

November 23, 2020

5 Ways To Avoid Inconvenient Loss Of Power Power surges can be a costly reminder about how fragile our electronics and appliances can be: Just a split second of high voltage can fry expensive computers, TVs, …

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