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10 DIY Ways to Air Seal and Improve Your Home’s Efficiency

By Aaron Massey, mrfixitdiy.com We’re in the heart of winter now, and whether you’re using electric heat, gas, or some other form of heat this winter, your energy bills are likely starting to pile up. So today...

2020 Year End Update from Mike

CEO Mike Phillips shares key highlights from 2020 and looks ahead to 2021. Sense community, It certainly has been a tough year in so many ways! At Sense, we’ve been mostly working from home since March and...

What is your Power Quality telling you?

Andrew had noticed mysterious things happening in his home, with some spanning back years, including lights flickering and solar panels failing to operate when other appliances were turned on. After a while...

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What is Sense Labs?

We’re excited to announce Sense Labs, a new invention space in the Sense app where you can access early feature previews. In the Sense Labs section of our Community, users can submit and share their Sense Labs experience and exchange insights...

What Your Utility Bill Doesn’t Tell You

There’s a saying “You get what you pay for,” but in one area of daily life, it’s hard to know exactly what you are paying for. Utility bills don’t give up much information besides what you owe for a month’s worth of electricity. There’s a...

The Ultimate Guide to Reducing AC Costs This Summer

The dog days of summer have arrived, with heat waves sweeping the country and temperatures zooming past 90 degrees. With your air conditioning working overtime, you can expect hefty utility bills. To beat the heat while saving money, here’s our...

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...

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...

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...

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...