Sense Blog

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...

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...

How to Teach Your Children About Earth Day

Contributed by Hannah Bardei To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, we’re looking back to the first Earth Day and the impact it had on the world. We hope this article will help parents talk with their kids about an historic event that led...

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...

6 Ways to Cut Your Home’s Energy Costs Right Now

Most advice about home energy savings involves big projects, like insulating your attic, replacing old windows or buying Energy STAR rated appliances. But what can you do right now at home to save energy, just by making a few changes? We’ve come up...

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...