Category: SmartEnergy

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How to Read Energy Bills

Whether you’ve just moved into your first home as an independent adult or are a longtime homeowner, it’s no secret that energy bills can be tough to decipher sometimes, particularly if you live in a state with special energy considerations, like Michigan. Do you really know what you’re paying for?

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How LED Lighting Can Brighten Up Your Winter (and Your Wallet)

As the days grow shorter and the nights longer, the holiday season brings with it the need for additional lighting. While traditional incandescent bulbs have been the go-to almost since light bulbs were invented, LED lights offer a brighter, more efficient, and more cost-effective alternative.

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National Cut Your Energy Costs Day

The best way to reduce energy costs is to use energy efficient systems and devices and only as much as you need to. Here are ways you can get the biggest savings on your energy bills.

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Why You Need To Get Your Home Ready For Winter

Winters in most of the northern U.S. are no joke, and if you live in Michigan, your winters are second to few in severity. If that wasn’t enough incentive to do some annual winter home prep for energy efficiency and damage prevention, there’s the fact that both inflation and energy prices are near a 40-year high.

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