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Preparing Your HVAC Unit for Spring

Despite the snow and ice still in the forecast, spring is just around the corner. Like most homeowners, you likely haven’t used your air conditioner since the end of last summer. Since your air conditioner hasn’t run in a few months, you’ll want to take a few steps to...

Are you Making These 3 Costly Energy Mistakes?

For many businesses, the process for buying energy has become routine. When your current agreement nears its expiration date, you sign a new contract and agree to the terms and price provided by your energy company. But when falling into this energy-buying pattern,...

5 Tips to Determine the Best Time to Purchase Energy

When it comes to purchasing energy, most people wait to purchase until their tank is empty or when they receive an offer to sign up for a new contract. Sometimes, you can get lucky with a low rate using either of these two methods, but if you want to truly control...

Energy Tips for Restaurant Owners

Owning and managing a restaurant can be a very daunting task, especially when it comes to staying within your budget. Purchasing ingredients, marketing the restaurant, and general operational costs can all affect your budget, but did you know your energy consumption...

5 Ways to Prepare Your HVAC Unit for Snow

It’s that time of year again—is your home prepared for winter weather? As the cold sets in and the first snow draws near, now is the time to make sure your HVAC unit is ready for action. For optimum performance, consider these five simple steps that could save you...

A New Year Energy Saving Checklist for Your Business

Like most business owners, you probably have a long list of things to do before the end of the year and evaluating your business’ energy use should be one of them. To help check this task off of your list, we created a simple checklist to help identify any...

Top 5 Home Appliances Using Propane

When you think about propane, what comes to mind? Grilling or home heating? While these are some of the most common uses for propane, there are other applications for propane in your home—and most of these options are also more efficient and cost-effective than using...