How to Switch Electricity Providers When You Move

How to Switch Electricity Providers When You Move

Setting up utilities is one of many things on the moving to-do list, but it’s a big one. If you don’t have electricity on the day you move in it can cut unpacking short and make the first night pretty uncomfortable.  The good news is, switching electric providers is easy (for the most part), and you may not even have to switch if you’re making an in-town move. That said,… ...
Preparation Tips for Winter Storms

Preparation Tips for Winter Storms

Blizzards, Nor’ esters, ice storms – in many regions any of these could be a possibility. Are you prepared?  Preparing before a winter storm is an absolute must. If you aren’t prepared it can turn into a dangerous situation very quickly. There’s a higher risk for car accidents, getting stranded on the side of the road and extreme temperatures that can cause injuries like frostbite or even death. If you… ...
Why is it Better to Use LED Lights?

Why is it Better to Use LED Lights?

Lighting makes up a bigger chunk of the electric bill than many people realize. The Energy Information Administration (EIA) estimates that lighting accounts for 5-7% of energy use in the average American household. It’s one of the top four energy uses behind space heating, cooling and water heating. For those who want to reduce energy use at home and their eco-footprint, LED lighting provides a great opportunity. Light emitting diodes,… ...
What Are the Effects of Green Energy Over Time?

What Are the Effects of Green Energy Over Time?

When we think of energy production today, green energy comes to mind no matter what your thoughts are on the climate crisis. The momentum behind renewables is so widespread some energy industry experts, including BP, anticipate renewables will be the primary energy source by 2040.  Proponents of clean, green energy point to many of the immediate benefits for communities and end consumers. But what about the long-term effects over time?… ...
Prepping Your House to Prevent Heat Escape in the Winter

Prepping Your House to Prevent Heat Escape in the Winter

There’s nothing worse in the dead of winter than pumping hot air into your home only for it to still feel chilly inside. It’s uncomfortable at that moment, and it’s even more uncomfortable when you get the utility bill.  From the roof to the foundation, homes have a lot of places where heat loss can occur. Below are a few ways you can identify some common weak spots and prevent… ...