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All About Energy

Why Just Tracking Energy Usage Isn’t Enough

Caroline Haywood May 25, 2017 2:13:18 PM
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When it comes to keeping your business afloat, one key element is cost savings. Any way you can help your business cut costs and save money will financially help in the long run. One easy way to save is by tracking and reducing your energy usage, but what happens when that is not enough. Research shows that almost 30% of energy in commercial buildings is wasted. It may seem that no matter how hard you and your business try to cut back, the savings just aren't happening, tracking energy isn’t enough.

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4 Ways Energy Deregulation Saves you Money

Caroline Haywood May 19, 2017 11:35:08 AM
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Every year, more and more states are choosing to deregulate their energy markets, but what exactly does that entail for you, the consumer? It may seem like this is just another step to confuse you in the process of powering your business or home, but in reality deregulation is actually one step towards savings.

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President Trump's Impact on Climate Change Policy

Caroline Haywood Apr 22, 2017 9:08:00 AM
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On Tuesday March the 21st, President Donald Trump signed an executive order that will relax the government's climate policies. The order aims to protect American jobs in the energy industry as part of President Trump’s “America First” plan. However, the cost to the environment could be too high.

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How to Switch to a New Energy Supplier in 5 Steps

Caroline Haywood Mar 2, 2017 7:45:00 AM
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Choosing an energy supplier can be a daunting task. Now more than ever, thanks to the deregulation of energy markets in
states across the U.S., people have the power to choose their provider. Despite this, many business owners are left with more questions than answers. How do you take the first step towards savings? How do you know that you are making the right decision?

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3 Things That Increase Your Electricity Bill and How to Lower Them

Caroline Haywood Feb 16, 2017 8:04:00 AM
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Now more than ever before, business owners want to not only do what they can to help the environment, but also save money and lower their electricity bills in the process.

 

While there are some big ways to reduce your business's demand for energy, such as installing solar panels, most companies opt for smaller changes to save money. Here are a few things to think about when it comes to your electricity bill.

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The Pros and Cons of Demand Side Management

Caroline Haywood Feb 9, 2017 8:03:00 AM
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When we  turn on your lights at work, few of us think about how much energy our facilities are using.

Even though energy is one of the top three expenses for many businesses and organizations, many of us pay it little, if any, attention. But energy is one of the easiest ways to save money, almost immediately.

Energy management tech has come a long way in the past several years and many of them can track energy usage in real-time. Demand side management is a technology that tracks planning as well as implementation monitoring of electric utilities activities. So what's DSM all about? 

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5 Changes to Energy Policy Under Trump

Caroline Haywood Feb 2, 2017 7:33:00 AM
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In light of the recent shift in power, there are a lot of questions surrounding the future of energy. With gas prices on the rise and executive orders being signed, it makes many wonder: What is going to happen in the next four years? How will it affect the state I live and the environment as a whole? 

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4 Reasons Deregulated Energy Markets Lower Electricity Costs

Caroline Haywood Jan 26, 2017 8:10:00 AM
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When living in a deregulated energy market, you may wonder if the time you spent finding the best provider for your budget was really worth the effort or if living in a regulated area just might be simpler. According to a study done by Steve Cicala, a professor at the Energy Policy Institute of Chicago, energy markets cost effective and save energy users $3 billion a year in costs.

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Power Outage: Everything You Need to Know if the Lights Go Dark

Caroline Haywood Dec 1, 2016 8:01:00 AM
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Shorter days, cooler weather, and the upcoming holidays mean that winter is coming. Though your brain may be on break, it's important not to forget power outages still occur in winter.

 

Relentless weather can impact the grid every year. Here are some ways you can prepare for when the power goes out.

 

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Get Paid to Save Energy

Caroline Haywood Nov 24, 2016 7:30:00 AM
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Whether you install new light bulbs, plug in a smart strip, or use your ceiling fans in summer, practicing energy efficiency will pay off - literally. The more steps you take, the more money you'll save!

Picture it - $100 in your hands, just for making a few small adjustments. What could you do with an extra hundred bucks each month? Here are a few ideas we came up with.

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