Efficiency in Action, Markets & Business

Trimming Your Energy Bills and Keeping the Cold Outside

12 Dec , 2016  

Green Tips for Staying Warm, Comfy and Energy-Efficient Noozhawk, December 7, 2016 With all of the feasts, decorations, travel and gifts to be wrapped, no one wants to be surprised by a large utility bill this holiday season. But, you don’t have to be a Scrooge to save at this time of year. The county-operated emPower home energy […]

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Efficiency in Action, Markets & Business

Energy Saving Tips for Small Businesses

21 Nov , 2016  

20 Energy Saving Tips To Reduce Business Energy Costs Conserve Energy Future Running a business can be a difficult venture. It can become even more difficult when you consider the different types of costs you’ll run into when you’re starting up. Employee salaries, benefits, products, rental space and much more – all of these factors […]

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Efficiency in Action, Markets & Business

Energy Saving Tips to Gobble Up This Thanksgiving

15 Nov , 2016  

How to Be Energy Efficient in Your Kitchen this Thanksgiving DOE, November, 23, 2011 Many of us will be thankful for a delicious home cooked dinner this Thursday. But did you know that cooking accounts for 4.5% of total energy use in U.S. homes?  And that figure doesn’t include the energy associated with refrigeration, hot water heating, […]

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Efficiency in Action, Markets & Business

30 Ways to Save Energy Right Now

1 Sep , 2016  

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Duke Energy Saving energy at home is easy. Keep reading to learn about time-tested tips and energy-saving choices for reducing your home energy consumption. Cooling Switch your ceiling fan to turn in a counter-clockwise direction In the summer; in the winter, run it at low speed, but clockwise. Install more ceiling fans because the breeze of a fan […]

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Efficiency in Action, Markets & Business

10 Tips to Save Energy and Money This Summer

20 Jun , 2016  

PSE&G Offers Money-Saving Hot Weather Tips 10 Easy and Inexpensive Ways to Save on Electric Bills PSE&G, June 20, 2016 On the first official day of summer, Public Service Electric & Gas (PSE&G), New Jersey’s largest utility, reminds customers that higher temperatures can also lead to more usage and higher electric bills. Customers can save […]

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Building Technology, HVAC

A Bathroom Humidity Solution

26 Jan , 2016  

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Daniel Stewart for Zondits, January 26, 2016. Image credit: Dean McCoy Winter wreaks havoc on my skin, particularly on my hands, which crack if I don’t keep them slathered with lotion. This seasonal affliction got me thinking about indoor humidity levels and what can (and should) be done about them. Recently, I came across an article […]

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Building Technology, Whole Building

5 DIY Projects to Boost Energy Efficiency in Your Home

30 Sep , 2015  


Fall Home Improvement: 5 simple ways to increase energy efficiency and savings The Mapleton Press, September 24, 2015. Image credit: stevepb Try these easy DIY projects to help cut down on energy loss and expenses: Replace worn weather-stripping around doors and windows. Worn weather-stripping can create drafts and let heated air out, stressing your furnace and […]

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Building Technology, Plug Loads

Energy Saving Tips to Keep Your Electricity Bill as Cool as Your Refrigerator

27 Aug , 2015  

Energy efficiency and your refrigerator Cobb EMC. Image credit: Dave Baker Summer months are great for grilling. And that means you don’t have to use electricity to operate the oven or stove – or cool a hot kitchen. But don’t stop with energy efficient cooking methods. Consider how you can conserve and save money while cooling […]

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Building Technology, Whole Building

Lower Winter Heating Costs with Insulation Upgrades

27 Oct , 2014  

It is that time of year again: time to start heating the house. Many of us hold out as long as possible, but the old “put on a sweater” or “grab a blanket” routine will only last a few more weeks at most! Our lovely fall weather can’t last forever.

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Industrial Technology, Process

Important Tips to Save Energy in Industrial Environments

13 Oct , 2014  

One of the most important factors to saving energy in the industrial environment is to obtain the knowledge that equipment is running, and how well the shafts and rollers are moving. Even when the plant runs 24 hours every day…

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