How to Save Energy with a Power Strip

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Many of us know of the tell-tale appliances we keep in our home that continue to use energy when not in use. Frequently called “vampire” appliances, you can give yourself a refresh about the most common offenders that use ample standby power here.

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Save Energy in the Laundry Room

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No one likes chores, especially laundry, which many of us do at least once a week. Not only do we frequently partake in this cumbersome chore, but the washer and dryer is among one of the costliest appliances in the home according to the EPA. In fact, many clothes dryers use more energy than your refrigerator.

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6 Simple and Easy Ways to Efficiently Keep Your Home Warm This Fall and Winter

There’s always a sweet spot between the hot and cold seasons in Texas. For a few weeks out of the year, we have transitional weather that makes it comfortable indoors without turning on the air conditioning or the heater. However, as sudden as the transition season, chilly nights turn into chilly days and we begin to run our heaters. While we always associate high energy bills with air conditioning and the sweltering summer heat, heating your home is, on average, one of the biggest energy expenses. In fact, The US Department of Energy claims that heating your home may take up 45% of your energy bill. Wouldn’t you like to do everything you can to help lower that?

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