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Halloween Murder Mystery: What appliance is killing your utility bill?

This Halloween, we’re helping you find the spookiest culprits that drain money from your wallet every month, the appliances and other devices that cost you more than they should. Here’s our lineup of the...

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...

Stay on track when the power goes out during fall and winter storms

It’s hurricane and blizzard season. Here’s how to keep track when the power goes out. As climate change warms the planet’s oceans, storms are growing bigger, stronger and more destructive. The storm season now...

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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...

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...

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...