Three Energy Myths Busted in 2015

Three Energy Myths Busted in 2015

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There’s nothing worse than not really knowing all you need to know about energy conservation but hey, that’ s what I’m here for. So sit back and relax and let me share with you the three myths in the energy world that were busted in 2015.

I’m sure you always wondered what conserves the most energy: putting your computer in sleep mode or turning it off. Well, I can bust the myth for you here and let you know that both modes save both money and energy which is a win-win all together but obviously turning your computer off when you aren’t using it would save more energy than running your computer in sleep mode. I’m guessing the computer in question is a desktop and so I would say to save the most money just go ahead and turn your computer off.

Closing your air vents when nobody is in those rooms in your house would seem like another great idea when it Continue reading

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8 Energy Efficient Tips To Stay Safe During Cold Weather Months

8 Energy Efficient Tips To Stay Safe During Cold Weather Months

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To think of Florida with cold weather is as rare as thinking of a hurricane in the middle of New Jersey but it’s real, yet rare. It can happen. This past weekend, we finally got a touch of cold air (mostly at night). Boy, was it refreshing but what a tease Florida weather is. When the cold weather does decide to hit our state, fast and hard, you will need to keep these eight safety tips in mind for energy-efficient ways to save money on your energy bill. (Fingers crossed, it will be cold on Thanksgiving).

First, space heaters are for limited use and not to be used as a primary heat source and run constantly. Plus, if you run them constantly, they short your fuses. And there’s nothing worse than having no electricity in the middle of winter. So take heed and only use space heaters when absolutely needed.

Next, turn the heater to warm people, and not empty space. The last Continue reading

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