By cutting back on your energy use, you will be cutting back on your energy costs. From the extreme to the mundane, every energy-efficient change you make can reflect on your energy bill. There are dozens, if not hundreds, of simple things you can do to make your home and your life more energy-efficient. If you're ready to make a change, check out's tricks, tips and advice to become the biggest saver on your block!

Recycling is Still Relevant

Gabriella Itzler | Nov 13, 2017

Celebrate "America Recycles Day" with this reminder of just how important recycling is to our planet's preservation.

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Save Energy on Laundry Day

Kara Robertson | Aug 5, 2015

When is the best time to wash clothes? Read More

How to Save Energy At Home

Kara Robertson | Jul 29, 2015

Upgrade your AC system, trade in your old refrigerator, replace your roof - there's lots of advice out there about how to save energy in your home. Read More

6 Tips for More Effective Composting

Tyler Rice | Jul 1, 2015

Composting can divert up to 30% of your household waste into a more beneficial means of disposal. Read More

Make an Informed Decision: Tips to Consider When Signing a Solar Lease or PPA

Jenny Lou Bement | Jun 24, 2015

Solar leases and power purchase agreements (PPA) can be a cheaper, less-hassle way to get solar panels on your roof. Read More

5 Benefits of Installing a Cool Roof

Jenny Lou Bement | Jun 3, 2015

Now that the public is becoming more eco-conscious and trying to find ways to improve energy-efficiency, we're starting to look into creative solutions to reduce our energy demand. Read More

Take a Tip from History: 3 Newfangled Conveniences With Old Fashioned, Energy-Saving Alternatives

Jenny Lou Bement | Feb 18, 2015

In modern times, we have adapted to many conveniences that we did not have for thousands of years. Read More

Tips to Save Energy throughout the Year

Tara Copeland | Jan 14, 2015

You resolved to save energy this year, but after reviewing your long list of to-dos, you started to have second thoughts. Read More

12 Creative Ways to Avoid Food Waste During Thanksgiving

Jenny Lou Bement | Nov 12, 2014

Thanksgiving will be over as quickly as it arrives. Read More

4 Reasons to Try Foodscaping Your Lawn

Brittany Williams | Oct 1, 2014

If you're tired of dragging out your lawn mower to spend your Saturday morning sweating over your lawn, it might be time to try foodscaping. Read More

Ditch the Car and Save $10,000 per Year

Brittany Williams | Sep 24, 2014

Although the price of gasoline rises and falls, it's remained constantly high in the past few years. Read More

3 Easy Ways to Recycle Your Old Cell Phone

Brittany Williams | Sep 17, 2014

Chances are you have at least one outdated cellphone sitting in a junk drawer. Read More

Are CFL Bulbs a Health Hazard?

Heather Bailey | Sep 10, 2014

CFL bulbs have come a long way over the years to win consumers' hearts and dollars, but they may now have another hurdle to jump.  In the past, these energy-efficient models were shunned by many because they were expensive, flickered or gave off a harsh light. Read More

What to Look For When Buying a Ceiling Fan

Heather Bailey | Aug 27, 2014

You've probably read many times that using a ceiling fan in a room saves energy and money. Read More

8 Free Ways to Cut Energy Costs Now

The Team | Aug 18, 2014

Everyone is constantly trying to save money. Read More

5 Things to Do Right Now to Cool Off

Heather Bailey | Aug 6, 2014

The temperature and humidity are creeping up. Read More

Utilities Working Toward Adoption of Smart Meters

Brittany Williams | Jul 16, 2014

More and more states are establishing requirements that utilities and energy companies reduce their energy consumption. Read More

5 Outdoor Summer Savings Ideas

Brittany Williams | Jun 18, 2014

As summer quickly approaches and the warm air beacons, you might be concerned with the added costs of running the air conditioner and the carbon footprint that energy use will leave behind. Read More

7 Simple Ways to Make Your Home Green

Brittany Williams | Jun 11, 2014

You don't have to be an environmental enthusiast to see the value of making your home more environmentally friendly. Read More

Top Energy-Saving Myths Debunked

Brittany Williams | Jun 4, 2014

One quick search on the Internet will bring up hundreds if not thousands of energy-saving tips promising to save you money on your next energy bill. Read More

Step-by-Step Thermostat Installation Guide

Patrick McCaully | May 21, 2014

If you've been reading the blog for a little while, you're sure to have come across a post discussing the benefits of installing a new thermostat in your home. Read More