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How Do Smart Meters Work?

If you’ve heard the term “smart meter,” you may have asked, are they so smart? And what the heck do they do, anyway? Before the introduction of smart utility meters in the 1970s, utilities figured out how much to bill you with the help of analog...

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 bills take a bite out of everyone’s budget...

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...