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How Has COVID-19 Impacted Home Energy Usage?

When did you decide to stay home this spring? Sense analyzed home energy data to discover when people stayed home and how much it impacted their costs. With so many people at home this spring, we wondered...

10 Steps to Get Started With Sense

How can Sense help you reduce energy use in your home? This checklist will guide your journey with Sense as you learn more about your home, save energy, see what’s happening, and make your home safer and more...

Sense Sets the Record Straight About Running Your Dishwasher Every Day

In mid-February, Cascade debuted a new ad campaign featuring celebrity couples saying that they’re “doing it every night.” Of course, it’s not what you’re thinking. The ad is about washing your dishes every...

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How Has COVID-19 Impacted Home Energy Usage?

When did you decide to stay home this spring? Sense analyzed home energy data to discover when people stayed home and how much it impacted their costs. With so many people at home this spring, we wondered about the impact of Covid-19 on home energy...

The Future Smart Home on Earth Day 2070

TERA, AI SpaceFactory’s award-winning, 3D printed home. Last week, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, we compared homes built in 1970 to homes today. The past half-century saw big gains in home energy efficiency. Now we’re looking...

Squeezing More Savings from Your Clothes Dryer

Home clothes dryers are one of the most common appliances found in an average American household, but why haven't they become more energy-efficient? Take a look at the past, present, and future of clothes dryers with some at-home tips for keeping...

Fun Energy Projects for Kids

If you’re looking for ways to distract your kids while teaching them something new, here are some simple projects to show children how electricity works. Static electricity and the flow of electricity are fundamental elements of nature and an...

How Laundry Day Disappeared

Before the electric washing machine, a laundry load demanded four hours of manual labor and lots of hot water. Today your laundry choices make a big difference in cost and energy savings. The typical household washes 300 loads of laundry a year. Got...