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Keeping a Lid on Higher Energy Bills This Summer

Our survey revealed surprising ways to stay cool and save more money. With COVID-19 cases surging across the country, most Americans are planning to spend time at home this summer–and they’re looking for ways...

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...

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...

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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...

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...

How Laundry Day Disappeared

Before the electric washing machine, a laundry load demanded four hours of manual labor and lots of hot water. Today your laundry choices make a big difference in cost and energy savings. The typical household washes 300 loads of laundry a year. Got...