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Everything to Know About Your Electric Meter

Reading your electric meterHave 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

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10 Ways to Save Money In Your Office

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

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Geothermal Heat Pumps: 5 Things to Know

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

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10 Things to Know About Natural Ventilation in Your Home

As a homeowner, you want your home to be a safe, clean place. Part of maintaining a fresh space is paying attention to your indoor air quality.

What IS indoor air quality, you ask? It’s a measure of the health of our indoor air, taking into account certain pollutants that can be present. That can include chemical or physical contaminants, among others.

Examples most of us are familiar with include carbon monoxide tobacco, formaldehyde and even organic solvents!

But that’s why ventilation is so important!

Ventilation plays an enormous role in sustaining proper indoor air quality. In fact, without good ventilation, your home can trap in harmful pollutants that can cause damage to the interior of your house…and your health (1)!

Here’s a couple things that you should know about natural ventilation. Continue reading

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Reduce Your Environmental Impact This Year

What about taking on a resolution this year that could benefit the greater good?

Reducing the impact that we have on the environment is easier than we think. And, if we all do our part, we can really make a difference. Here are a few ways that you can do good for the environment—at home and in the office! Continue reading