Sense Blog

Are Solar Panels Right for Your Home?

With Federal tax breaks ending in 2021, it could be time for your home’s energy independence! Climate change has prompted many of us to think about where the energy we use comes from and what impact it has on the world. About 60% of households...

I Can’t Pay My Utility Bill. Now What?

This spring, as most Americans stayed at home, Sense home energy data showed that our customers’ average electricity bills rose 22% in April, when bills typically fall. Now it’s summer and with many families still at home relying on air conditioning...

Diving into the Deep End on Pool Savings

With summer heating up, a lot of us are dreaming of getting refreshed at the beach or cooling down in a pool. If you’re lucky enough to have a pool in your backyard, you might be wondering how to keep costs down in the long summer ahead while your...

Our Favorite Father’s Day Smart Gadgets

This Father’s Day, we looked for smart gadgets for every kind of Dad in your life. And with more family time in the backyard, we included some eco-friendly gadgets that do good for the planet, too. Tile Sticker For the “forgetful” Dad This small...

3 Users That Saved Their Appliance With Sense

These Sense Customers Saved Their Appliances from a Full-out Breakdown Most homeowners don’t think often about their home appliances until something goes wrong with them. This can lead to repairs that end up costing much more than if the issue had...

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...

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 reliable. Every home is different. In...