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New Year’s Resolutions for an Eco-friendly 2021

From starting new workout plans to decluttering your space — we’ve all heard these New Year’s resolutions before. For 2021, make a commitment not only to yourself but to the environment too. Add these seven action items to your list of goals this year: Buy local  2020 has been hard on us all, but especially…

3 Steps to Hanging the Perfect Christmas Lights

Spread holiday cheer with Christmas lights that will make spirits bright for you and your neighborhood. When it comes to climbing up high ladders with a bundle of lights, it’s safe to create a game plan first. Here’s a guide for a smooth transition into holiday mode (because honestly, we’ve been through enough this year). …

Energy-Saving Tips to Feast on this Thanksgiving

Whether you spend Thanksgiving cooking in the kitchen or watching the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, our electricity usage jumps as we move from one gadget or kitchen appliance to another. Prepare a drool-worthy feast with tips that give your energy bill a break this holiday season.  Plan ahead As you write out your Thanksgiving to-do…

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How to Prep Your Home Before the Cold

Ways to Prepare Your House Before Winter Brace yourselves for the cold, it’s time to get your house winter ready. By preparing early and being more energy efficient, you’ll be able to save more on your energy bill once the first frost hits. Check your heating systems Make sure your HVAC system is running smoothly…

Back to School Virtual Learning Tips

Start the school year strong even if it means starting right at home. With the COVID-19 pandemic, not all schools can reopen safely with in-person classes. While virtual learning has its challenges, here are some ways your child (and you) can adapt to the new back to school season:  Create a learning space Just like…

Which Energy Rate Plan Is Best for your Budget?

When you have the power to choose your energy supplier, you can choose how you want to save. Let’s first breakdown the difference between fixed rates and variable rates when it comes to energy. The Rundown on Fixed Rates It’s no question that in times of uncertainty, we often long for a sense of stability….

Stay Cool With 7 Summer Energy Saving Tips

Sunny days are ahead of us as we swim into June. From sitting on the poolside to being sprawled out next to the air conditioner, we all find ways to beat the heat. But just because the temperatures are rising, doesn’t mean your electric bill has to too. Here are some energy saving tips to…

How COVID-19 Is Changing the Energy Demand

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed life around the world in ways we didn’t think were possible at the start of 2020.The lockdowns set in place to ‘flatten the curve’ have not only shifted how we live but how we consume energy. The International Energy Agency (IEA) has reported a record plunge in the global energy…

Celebrate Earth Day’s 50th at Home

Earth Day turned 50 this year on April 22nd and celebrations are still in order throughout the week even as we practice social distancing. Since 1970, Earth Day stands as a reminder for us all to make an effort in protecting our environment. More than 190 countries and one billion individuals join in every year…