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How today’s youth are turning Earth Day into every day

Growing up with Earth Day celebrations, being taught about climate change in school, and hearing climate legislation brought up in politics throughout their lives have all dramatically changed the way that...

Using a Sump Pump to Keep Your Basement Dry Without Wasting Energy

In the spring, rain falling on frozen or saturated ground can create the perfect storm for water flooding into your home’s basement. If your basement is prone to flooding, sump pumps are vital to keeping below...

9 Ways to Save Energy this Spring

With summer right around the corner, get proactive and make a few changes to your home now to optimize your home for summer and save energy.

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Five Ways to Weatherproof Drafty Windows Right Now

The polar vortex has been rattling windows and increasing heating bills across the country in these last cold weeks of winter, but it’s not too late to stop the drafts. Houses lose about 30% of their heating energy through windows. When you consider...

What is your Power Quality telling you?

Andrew had noticed mysterious things happening in his home, with some spanning back years, including lights flickering and solar panels failing to operate when other appliances were turned on. After a while, these mysterious events became part of...

Top 7 Ways to Save on Your Utility Bill in 2021

1. Learn your energy style Your utility bill doesn’t tell you much about your day-to-day energy style, but the Sense app can tell you almost everything, including the daily patterns that impact your monthly bill. How you take advantage of Sense’s...

How to choose your next heating system

In the middle of the 20th century, oil and gas furnaces replaced coal because they provided cleaner, more convenient home heating. Today, we’re in the middle of another home energy transition to more efficient heating and cooling. If your furnace...