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Individuals Matter in the Climate Change Fight

October is Energy Awareness Month, an opportunity to learn about advances in energy production and use, and to remind ourselves how ordinary people everywhere can help to slow the pace of climate change by...

Saving with Sense in California

Depending on where you live, critical appliances breaking down can quickly turn into an emergency situation. Learn how this Sense user who copes with desert heat was able to diagnose his broken AC and find...

How to Identify Your Biggest Energy Costs with Sense

When most people get started with Sense, they’re looking for insights into the biggest energy drains in their home and how to control them. Sense has so many features, you might ask yourself where to start. In...

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Individuals Matter in the Climate Change Fight

October is Energy Awareness Month, an opportunity to learn about advances in energy production and use, and to remind ourselves how ordinary people everywhere can help to slow the pace of climate change by saving energy. Experts at The American...

How to Identify Your Biggest Energy Costs with Sense

When most people get started with Sense, they’re looking for insights into the biggest energy drains in their home and how to control them. Sense has so many features, you might ask yourself where to start. In this article, we’ll focus on the...

How to Choose Your Next Dishwasher

Buying a dishwasher can be a confusing experience, especially if you aren’t sure of exactly what you want or need. It’s helpful to remember that a dishwasher is a long-term appliance that should last you about 10 years, so it’s worth considering how...

3 Steps to Reduce Your “Other” Bubble

Once you’ve completed getting started with Sense and have given it some time to learn your home, you can begin focusing on ways to gather more detailed insights about your home. After entering your Always On Estimates to get a better idea of the...

Building a Future-proofed Dream Home

When Dennis Alex and his wife Tina decided to build their family dream house, they set out to create an energy-efficient home for their future. Says Dennis, “Once we decided to build, we wanted a home for tomorrow’s standards, built to 2030 or...

How to Clean Up Your Home’s Carbon Emissions

Sense has introduced an exciting, new feature in the Sense app that tells you when the electricity coming into your house is the cleanest (or dirtiest). You can use this new Carbon Intensity feature to minimize the carbon emissions of the...

Getting Ready for the Hottest Days of Summer

Is the hottest day of summer on the Fourth of July or Labor Day in your town? Knowing your hottest summer day helps you anticipate when your electricity bill could spike as your air conditioning works harder to keep things cool indoors. But the...

Smart Ways to Handle Summer Heat Waves

2020 was one of the hottest summers on record, and the West Coast in particular suffered from both wildfires and intense heat waves last August and September. Following the heat waves were rolling blackouts. California released a report in January...