DIY Friday: Spray Foam Insulation

Having superior insulation is critical in saving energy and money.  Did you know that insulated walls can save you roughly 30 percent on your utility bills?  One of the most...

Did you remember to spring forward?

So, did you do it? Or were you one of those forgetful people who strolled into work an hour late this morning? Yes, Daylight Saving Time (DST) happened this weekend...

Benefits and costs of residential demand response

Always thought to be the more controversial side of demand response (DR) and energy management plans, the idea of utilities and energy companies employing residential demand response programs in the...

Squirrels Driving Utilities Nuts

Power outages have been a popular topic lately, with concerns about the Super Bowl, recent storms, and freezing temperatures testing the grid’s strength. Utility companies have worked hard to keep…

How to save the Earth in 10 days

Alright, you probably won’t save the world, but with these ten tips, you’ll at least be able to do your part in protecting our planet.  If you’re new to the…

Hand Washing puts Environment in Hot Water

As someone concerned with energy efficiency and preserving the environment, I often find myself looking for ways to help the cause. Unfortunately, some of the most effective strategies to reduce…