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Will the Colder Weather Impact Natural Gas Prices?

There are a number of factors that can affect the price you pay for oil and gas, including production and supply levels—and even weather patterns and conditions. With almost 60 million users in the United States, natural gas is one of the most commonly used fuel...

What Makes Energy Bills So High?

The cost of energy is an unavoidable expense and—for many—a significant one. The reasoning behind fluctuations in pricing remains a mystery to most homeowners and, for those who prefer a more reliable method of budgeting, it can be a source of great stress. However,...

Why Is Natural Gas More Affordable Than Propane?

When given the option between natural gas and propane for home heating, you might wonder what the difference is, or whether your choice really matters. These two fossil fuels differ in several ways, one of the most significant of which is their price. Natural gas is...

Saving on Home Office Energy Expenses

Do you work from home as a self-employed business owner or remote employee? Perhaps you have a home office simply to pay the bills and browse the web. Whether you use the space for work or play, you undoubtedly want to lower your home office energy expenses to cut...

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...