energy

Wondering if Home Energy Efficiency Updates Are Worth It? Here’s How Much They Might Save You

Wondering if Home Energy Efficiency Updates Are Worth It? Here’s How Much They Might Save You

By Aly Yale / December 30, 2020
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Improving your home’s energy efficiency doesn’t just help the environment — it also helps your wallet. Energy-efficient upgrades can reduce the amount of water, gas, electricity, and other utilities your home uses significantly. In some cases, they can even qualify…

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Man holding a lit light bulb: Improve Your Home's Energy Efficiency with These 8 Small Changes

Improve Your Home’s Energy Efficiency with these 8 Small Changes

By Aly Yale / September 12, 2019
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Recent data shows that LEED-certified green homes are on the rise. And with the savings they offer, it’s no wonder why. According to the U.S. Green Building Council, LEED-certified homes save owners anywhere from 20 to 30% on their energy…

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What to Expect from a Professional Energy Audit

By Tim Coutis / August 23, 2018
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An energy audit is conducted by public utility companies or independent private-sector specialists. Make sure you choose an auditor who’s been certified by the Association of Energy Engineers, the Interstate Renewable Energy Council, or the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Note…

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Nest Thermostat

What is Nest

By Austin White / March 23, 2015
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Reinvent the antiquated home thermostat and enable it with new technology then use it as hub or springboard to create other products for the home.

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Consider an Energy Audit

By Austin White / September 12, 2014
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Over the last ten years energy providers, particularly electric companies, have been working to educate consumers about their energy use. Electricity use is a concept that’s hard to visualize until you get the bill and it’s quantified in dollars and cents.

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