Author: Hayden McGovern
Home Wiring 101
On average, outdated and faulty wiring causes 25,900 electrical fires per year. These fires lead to 280 deaths, 1,125 injuries, and about…
Protect Your Home Against Power Surges
Many people believe that Benjamin Franklin discovered that lightning was a huge spark of electricity produced during storms. In fact, whereas Franklin…
Resources for Choosing an Electric Supplier
Choosing whether to stay with your electric utility or to select a retail energy supplier can be confusing and difficult. Sometimes it’s…
How Big is Your Home’s Carbon Footprint?
Everyone in the modern world knows a large carbon footprint is detrimental to the environment. A well-known contributor to this footprint is…
How to Landscape Your Way to Energy Savings
Managing your energy bill has a lot to do with how you control your home’s climate. Peak energy usage occurs in the…
The Environmentally Friendly Home
As people become more environmentally aware, they want to make their lives more eco-friendly. For a lot of people, simply making minor…
What Is a Smart Meter?
Odds are, your electricity is provided by an electric utility and you have a meter to measure usage somewhere in your home….
Use Filters to Save Money on your Utility Bill
Your home’s HVAC system is responsible for, on average, 27% of your electricity bill. These systems keep your house at a comfortable…