Your cost for electrical power can actually go up if you do not switch suppliers and you live in a deregulated state.
When energy become deregulated in your state, energy suppliers can now set their own rate. In the name of competition and fair trade, it makes sense that energy suppliers would lower their rate… and the more efficient they run their business, the lower they can go. So how can your rates actually rise? To answer this question, we first need to ask what supplier would raise their rate. The answer is simple… Continue reading »
Yes, it’s true – your utility wants you to switch and I’m going to prove it to you. Many local utilities have been trying to get you to switch. Some are even sending notices with your bill. Most of the utilities (if not all by now) have a page on their website telling you to switch (click here to learn why). I am going to provide you with links to your local utility to prove it… Continue reading »
I get really excited when I think about saving a few bucks without giving up anything. That is one of the benefits that energy deregulation has brought to us. Think about it… we change our energy supplier, but we still get our energy delivered by the same company, get the same electric bill, and still call the same local utility of we need service. So what changes? Continue reading »
Some people have a hard time believing that you can save money on your electric bill at no cost to them. After all, why would your utility allow you to do that? No contracts, no fees, and it only takes a few minutes? How could it be? Folks, It’s easy to learn the truth, and here’s how: Call your utility and ask them!
Still think it’s a scam? I have heard this time and time again. Continue reading »
And now folks, it’s just what you have been waiting for… the final installment of “101 Energy Saving Tips”!
Without any further delay, here are tips 81 through 101:
81) Don’t peek into the oven as you cook. Every time the door is opened, a lot of heat escapes.
82) Contact a qualified heating contractor if your gas burners have a yellow flame instead of blue. Yellow flames may mean the gas is not burning efficiently.
Continue reading »
Ok, today I present to you part 4 of our 5 part series “wow Energy Savings Tips”.
And for today, tips 61 through 80:
61) Don’t set your thermostat at a colder setting than normal when you turn on your air conditioner. It will not cool your home any faster and could result in excessive cooling and, therefore, unnecessary expense.
62) Whole-house fans help cool your home by pulling cool air through the house and exhausting warm air through the attic. They are effective when operated at night and when the outside air is cooler than the inside. Continue reading »