Who doesn’t want a more energy-efficient home?
Two major components of that—at least where we live—include controlling air leakage and proper ventilation.
Let’s take a deeper look at both so you can take steps to keep your cooling and heating costs as low as possible. Continue reading
Time for April Showers? Apparently it really is this year!
It’s no secret that we’ve been seeing a lot of rainy days this spring. Preparation can help you better manage the rain. Continue reading
Cincinnati’s wet season is between March and August. You probably noticed a little more moisture and precipitation during these months, especially recently! The months of April, May and June are especially humid and wet in this area of the country. Continue reading
Have you ever wondered exactly how your utility company calculates your bill each month?
Put simply, they use an electric meter. Service lines from your utility company connect to your home or building’s service head, which then connects to your electric meter. This meter measures the amount of electric energy consumed per billing unit (1).
It might sound a little complicated, but we’re here to break it down for you. Continue reading
Cutting costs—where you can—is important for every business.
Finding ways to cut those costs is usually trickier than it sounds. Of course, sometimes, cutting costs can sacrifice the quality of your business, which you don’t want to do. In other ways, it can be unclear exactly how to reduce expenses to benefit the bottom line.
Here are some easy ways to save money in your office without sacrificing! Saving energy can save your business more money than you think—and it only takes a few small changes. Let’s explore. Continue reading
Ever wonder what role temperature has when it comes to snoozing? Or maybe you are wondering what the ideal temperature is so you can get better quality of sleep at night! Let’s dig deeper. Continue reading
Is building a new home or building in your near future? Or is it time to replace your current HVAC system?
If so, you might want to consider opting for a geothermal heat pump. These pumps are also sometimes referred to as ground-source or water-source heat pumps. They’re highly energy efficient systems that are a great option for both commercial and residential spaces (1). Continue reading
For many people, utility bills are typically one of their most costly expenses each month. Did you know that the average American household can rack up nearly $2,000 in energy bills annually? That’s a pretty big chunk of change!
With energy costs rising across the board–gas, oil, and electricity are a pricy (yet necessary) commodity for your home. We’re here to help you reduce your energy consumption without sacrificing the comfort of your family.
Here are a few quick, do-it-yourself projects that can save you a few bucks. Continue reading
Although we usually associate the cold and snow with the holidays, it sure doesn’t end after the holidays are over! In fact, last month, February, and March are typically the harshest winter months for the Northern Kentucky/Cincinnati area (1).
That’s why it’s important to gear up and weatherize your home this winter. Not sure where to get started? We’ve got you covered. Continue reading
Cold temperatures have hit the Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky area in full force. Here are some tips to shave dollars off your energy bill this winter, while still being able to keep the temperature of your home warm and cozy.
Take Advantage Of “Free” Heat
Having a warm and toasty house doesn’t mean you have to run the heating system around the clock. Open the curtains or blinds on your sun-facing windows during the day. This allows natural sunlight and heat to come into the home, and can create quite a large temperature difference on a sunny day. Continue reading