Energy Savings

Home/Education/Energy Savings

Is Letting Your House Get Too Hot Really the Best Way to Save Money?

Is turning your A/C off while you’re at work a viable strategy to reduce monthly electrical expenses this spring and summer? Turning off any electricity-consuming device obviously results in reductions in your monthly utility bill. When it comes to HVAC, however, turning the system on and off can do more harm than good. Turning off [...]

By |2020-02-28T01:43:53+00:00March 24th, 2020|Energy Savings|Comments Off on Is Letting Your House Get Too Hot Really the Best Way to Save Money?

What Are the Ways a Home Envelope Can Work for Your Home?

Home envelope is a catch-all term for various structural elements that work together to support a comfortable and efficient indoor environment. Generally, the envelope consists of the walls, the roof/attic, windows, doors, and the foundation/craw space. Here’s how each part of the home envelope plays a role and how to ensure it’s doing the job. [...]

By |2020-01-31T18:12:46+00:00February 20th, 2020|Energy Savings|Comments Off on What Are the Ways a Home Envelope Can Work for Your Home?

Learn These Money-Saving Secrets To Keeping Warm During the Winter

Saving money on energy costs during the winter is as important as doing so during any other season. In fact, it may be significantly more important. In the United States at large, average winter heating costs can be as much as four times the cost of cooling the same house during the summer. The good [...]

By |2020-01-31T18:05:53+00:00February 11th, 2020|Energy Savings|Comments Off on Learn These Money-Saving Secrets To Keeping Warm During the Winter

What Are the Most Common Misconceptions About HVAC Units?

Heating and cooling expenses make up a large percentage of your energy bills. When you’re looking for ways to reduce your energy usage, make sure you’re not falling for common HVAC myths. Keep the following in mind so you can save energy with your HVAC system the right way. Myth: You Don’t Really Need Routine [...]

By |2019-12-20T18:16:36+00:00January 30th, 2020|Energy Savings|Comments Off on What Are the Most Common Misconceptions About HVAC Units?

Keep Heating Costs Down by Taking Good Care of Your HVAC Unit

It's a no-brainer that households across the country are going to experience high heating costs throughout the winter season. However, if you take special care of your HVAC unit, you can help keep some of these costs under control. Below are a few tips to help you make that happen. Get Your Equipment Serviced Your [...]

By |2019-12-20T18:33:08+00:00January 9th, 2020|Energy Savings|Comments Off on Keep Heating Costs Down by Taking Good Care of Your HVAC Unit

How Duct Sealing Before Winter Pays Back

As winter approaches, there are a lot of preparations to be made in getting your home ready. Checking your insulation, weather proofing your windows and doors and scheduling your HVAC maintenance are all included. However, one of the most important things you can do this winter is also one of the most neglected: duct sealing [...]

By |2019-11-26T02:08:00+00:00December 5th, 2019|Energy Savings|Comments Off on How Duct Sealing Before Winter Pays Back

Easy Steps to Warm Up Your Garage This Winter Season

During the winter, you rely on your HVAC system to keep your home warm and comfortable for you and your family, but what about your garage? Did you know there are advantages to having a warm garage? Here's a few benefits and how you can maintain a warm garage. Advantages to Keeping a Warm Garage [...]

By |2019-11-13T20:45:01+00:00November 21st, 2019|Energy Savings|Comments Off on Easy Steps to Warm Up Your Garage This Winter Season

The Best Commercial Surge Protectors for Your Business

When running a successful business, it's important to be able to power the equipment that runs your company. That's why surge protectors are essential. They allow you to run more equipment simultaneously, while protecting your electronics from overload. They also protect against power surges during blackouts and brownouts, which could otherwise damage equipment permanently. What [...]

By |2019-11-01T21:47:56+00:00November 19th, 2019|Energy Savings|Comments Off on The Best Commercial Surge Protectors for Your Business

5 Tips for Home Heat Loss Prevention

It won't be long before millions of people across the country will be cranking up the heat to protect them from the cold weather outside. Unfortunately, many households experience a high level of heat loss due to a variety of issues. There are several steps that you can take to fix home heat loss problems, [...]

By |2019-09-29T00:26:38+00:00October 15th, 2019|Energy Savings|Comments Off on 5 Tips for Home Heat Loss Prevention

Key Energy Usage Concerns for Child Care Centers

The operating cost of a child care center is definitely an expensive one, but we all realize that providing a safe, fun, and educational environment for the children who attend is well worth every penny. There are supplies, food, and payroll expenses just to mention a few of the more obvious expenses. Other costly operational [...]

By |2019-08-12T15:09:13+00:00August 27th, 2019|Energy Savings|Comments Off on Key Energy Usage Concerns for Child Care Centers