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Energy Efficient Lighting

More Pennsylvania residents these days are making an effort to light their homes efficiently. With the right light bulbs and energy-efficient lighting techniques, you can reduce your electricity consumption to lower your energy bills and take an important step toward...

How Does Natural Gas Impact the Environment?

As an environmentally conscious citizen, you most likely try to make choices that minimize pollution and climate change. However, did you know the fuels you use at home have a huge impact? According to Intech, the United States emits one-fifth of the world’s carbon...

Do Hurricanes Impact Natural Gas Supplies in PA?

The recent severe weather in the Southeastern United States may have you wondering how much hurricanes impact natural gas supplies as far away as Pennsylvania—and beyond. Can severe weather lead to increases in natural gas prices? And, if so, how do you keep your...

4 Ways to Save Money on Energy Bills This Fall

As the seasons change and the weather starts to cool down, it’s a great time to look for ways to cut back and save money each month. Your utility bills are the perfect place to start and—honestly—saving is probably a lot easier than you think! Just follow these tips...

What Is Energy Competition & Why Does It Matter?

More than two decades ago, California became the first state to deregulate its electricity market, leading to the first instance of energy competition in the country. Since then, 22 other states, plus Washington, DC, have followed suit, including Pennsylvania and most...

Natural Gas, Propane & Oil Prices in Pennsylvania

Are you a Pennsylvania homeowner looking for alternative energy options to maximize savings while also keeping your home at a comfortable temperature during the cold, wintry weather? Natural gas, oil, and propane are all fuel options used to heat homes throughout...

Your Summer Vacation Energy Checklist

When preparing for a trip, most people are usually thinking ahead. Where will I stay? What activities will I do? What outfits should I pack? But when you go on a summer vacation, it’s also very important to think about what you’re leaving behind—your house. Nobody...

Emergency Essentials: How to Prepare for a Power Outage

Power outages can occur at any time and, while they are often weather-related, they are always inconvenient. In Pennsylvania, we can experience power outages in the summer during a thunderstorm or hurricane, and then in the winter after a bad snow or ice storm. At UGI...

What Are the Advantages of Natural Gas?

If you’re comparing fuel sources for your home, you should not ignore the advantages of natural gas. Here are the top five factors that make natural gas superior to other fuels for heating purposes. Natural Gas Burns Cleaner than Other Fossil Fuels If the environment...

Is Natural Gas Expensive?

When considering switching from electricity or oil to natural gas, one big question is of course going to be the big decider. Is natural gas expensive? Or indeed, is it cost-effective enough to be worth making the move? Well, today the experts at UGI EnergyLink are...

10 Ways to Lower Your Monthly Bills & Save More

Budgeting has become more important now than ever before for many families living in Pennsylvania and neighboring states because of the continually climbing costs of goods and services. While everyday necessities like electricity bills can’t be avoided, they can be...