Below you will find strategies to help you save energy and keep utility cost down during the summer when the weather is getting warmer and you are trying to keep a cool home. There are a range of tips from free to inexpensive that most homeowners can take to keep energy affordable during the summer season. Windows That Can Keep Out Heat A large percentage of a home’s heating energy can be lost through windows.
With climate change concerns increasingly on our minds, sustainability has been an important part of modern political agendas. Climate action on a federal policy scale is a great way to make a significant impact, but how much can actually be achieved within 4 years? Let’s take a close look on how we’re doing so far! When president Biden came into office over a year ago, his plan as it related to the energy sector was
There are major changes in the HPwES program coming up on August the 15th 2017. This program has been in place since 2010 and the changes are focused towards increasing the incentives for electrical reductions and reducing the incentives for other fuels such as gas, oil and propane. The cost of the audits will remain the same; $100 paid by the customer and $300 paid by the utility company. The rebate incentives for the work will
Over the first couple weeks in office, the new presidential administration is rolling back regulations and initiatives around environmental protection and energy. This in turn is leaving consumers less protection from big business which will have an even stronger grip on controlling energy costs and policy. So, what’s happening on the individual policy levels? Appliance standards may be in limbo. Three recent standards could be subject to repeal under the Congressional Review Act but may not