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The Complete Guide to Kitchen Energy Savers and Wasters

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, now is a good time to clean up your kitchen’s energy wasters – and it’s just in time for Black Friday deals that make new appliances more affordable. In this...

Keep your home warm this winter

Colder-than-average temperatures this winter and increased fuel costs will make staying warm this winter a challenge. The price of natural gas, electricity, fuel oils and propane are all on the rise. Higher...

Don’t let your gadgets turn into energy vampires

When you turn off your TV or game system, is it really off? The answer is not really. Your consumer electronics are still using energy—wasting energy, really — and it can increase your utility bills. Do...

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The Complete Guide to Kitchen Energy Savers and Wasters

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, now is a good time to clean up your kitchen’s energy wasters – and it’s just in time for Black Friday deals that make new appliances more affordable. In this article, we evaluate kitchen gadgets and...

Don’t let your gadgets turn into energy vampires

When you turn off your TV or game system, is it really off? The answer is not really. Your consumer electronics are still using energy—wasting energy, really — and it can increase your utility bills. Do an experiment. Go into your bedroom or...

Three Ways the Sense App Keeps Your Home Safe

The Sense app can help you track down energy wasters in your home and save money on your electricity bill. But did you know it can also help keep your home safer? Here are three ways the Sense app reduces risks in your home. Sense alerts you to...

Who Controls Your Thermostat?

People have been fighting over who controls the temperature at home since we lived in caves. Who controls the fire? Who gets to sleep comfortably next to its burning embers on cold nights? Now we call it thermostat wars. One family member likes to...

Eliminate the Gas Guzzlers in Your Yard

Picture this: it’s a beautiful Sunday morning. You’re on the porch, enjoying the sunlight shining while listening to the birds, when all of a sudden you hear your neighbor’s loud gas powered leaf blower whining in his front yard...

Top 9 Ways to Reduce Your Electric Bill

Even the smallest changes can make the biggest difference in your electricity bill. Say goodbye to high utility costs with these top nine energy saving tips. Start by tackling your heating and cooling costs. 1. Maintain and update HVAC...

Is your home (electrically) noisy?

Some appliances can create a continuous electrical hum. In the first month after installing the Sense Home Energy Monitor, it will find a handful of devices in most homes, starting with appliances that cycle on and off at regular intervals. Over the...