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How today’s youth are turning Earth Day into every day

Growing up with Earth Day celebrations, being taught about climate change in school, and hearing climate legislation brought up in politics throughout their lives have all dramatically changed the way that...

Using a Sump Pump to Keep Your Basement Dry Without Wasting Energy

In the spring, rain falling on frozen or saturated ground can create the perfect storm for water flooding into your home’s basement. If your basement is prone to flooding, sump pumps are vital to keeping below...

9 Ways to Save Energy this Spring

With summer right around the corner, get proactive and make a few changes to your home now to optimize your home for summer and save energy.

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Our Favorite 2020 Black Friday Gadgets for Your Home

With some of the biggest deals of the year scheduled for Black Friday and Cyber Monday this year, we’re taking a look at some of the coolest gadgets in 2020 that won’t take a toll on your monthly utility bills. Awair Element Indoor Air Quality...

Home Energy Horror Stories

What could be spookier than an energy vampire draining your utility bill? From phantom utility bills to malicious energy ghouls, we put on our ghostbusting hats this Halloween as we looked at some of the most “haunted” devices that were shared with...

Sense gets flexible with Flex Add-on Sensors

Flex add-on sensors for the Sense Home Energy Monitor give you flexible, new options for tracking energy in your home. Flex sensors offer three new capabilities: 1. Support for 400A split-service panels; or 2. Ability to monitor up to two 120V or...

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...

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 to keep costs under control. New...

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...