3 tricks for traditional programmable thermostat use

Thermostats manufactured in the last few years look like something found on the Starship Enterprise - they're sleek, intuitive, energy-efficient and, as a result, pretty darn expensive. Moreover, smart thermostat

Improvements to keep your home toasty this winter

The holidays are upon us, which means that many regions in the U.S. can expect temperatures to drop. Homeowners shouldn't fret, however, as there are plenty of affordable ways to warm

3 Energy Efficiency Resolutions

A new year is on its way, and with it comes new goals. Some people make New Year's resolutions like pledging to hit the gym or quit a bad habit, but

How humidifiers can help your home this winter

It's hard to maintain a comfortable home during the winter without racking up your power bills. Heating your home with oil and natural gas can be expensive, but you could offset

What can energy deregulation do for customers?

Do you like your residential energy provider? Natural gas and electricity rates are an unpredictable expense for many families across the U.S., but with energy deregulation, they become easier to manage. When

Deregulation: Good for budgets, good for communities

Managing home energy expenses are more complex now than ever before, but perhaps that's a good thing. With so many options available, homeowners and their families can scour the retail

How to beat the wintertime energy blues

Are you confident in your energy provider when the weather gets ugly? Now that we're heading into winter, snowbound states have to prepare for heating costs, so it's important to make

Homeowners should care about their ‘energy intensity’

The definition for what constitutes true energy efficiency is up for debate. Is efficiency inherent in appliances or in practices? Is the cold water setting on your washing machine efficient or

5 monsters tormenting your energy bill this Halloween

What scares you the most? Spiders crawling all over your body? Being buried alive? An ax-wielding maniac chasing you through the woods at night? What about spending too much money on

Television tips for crowd-pleasing consumption

Staying active can add value to a person's life, but there's something to be said about catching up on a little television from time to time. TV provides hardworking individuals