There’s nothing better than enjoying creature comforts during the winter chill. Staying warm is a big part of that, but it comes at a price if your home isn't optimized for cold weather. This winter, consider some smart ways to conserve energy, save money, and transform your home into an energy-efficient oasis with these helpful tips
These four mountain towns in Colorado not only offer thrilling winter adventures but also take a pioneering stance in energy efficiency.
There’s nothing like relaxing outside and soaking up the fresh air, but sometimes our yards need a little work before we can fully enjoy them. Don’t sweat it, with the help of a few tools you’ll have your yard summer-ready in no time.
Even if you don’t own a small business, you likely know someone who does. They’re the lifeblood of our rural communities, from the neighborhood barber to the downtown coffee shop. Whether you’re the owner or a loyal patron, running a business is a lot of work. Small business owners do it all, and that often includes maintenance that can help reduce energy costs. Our Energy Saving Maintenance Checklist for Small Businesses is a good place to start if you're working on your list of to-dos.
Many people are still learning about the benefits of heat pumps and what they can do. Heat pumps are especially beneficial in cold weather climates. A heat pump is part of a home heating and cooling system and is installed outside the home. Here are five main types of heat pumps
The holiday season can be a lot of fun, but it can also be pretty costly. Between gifts, decorations, and travel expenses, the bills can start to add up quickly. Luckily, there are ways to have a more energy-efficient holiday season that can save you some money. If your to-do list has you stressed, relax and continue reading to learn simple ways to save this year and beyond.
No matter how big or small, every laundry room has the potential to use less energy. By increasing your laundry room's energy efficiency, you will see a lower bill and might be able to take advantage of rebates through your electric cooperative or public power district. Read on to learn more.
While most new manufactured homes are more energy efficient than their predecessors, the standard energy code that manufactured homes must meet was put in place in 1994. A more efficient standard goes into effect in May 2023 for all new homes manufactured after May 2023. There are many ways to make your manufactured home more energy efficient. The following tips can help you save money on your utility bills and be more comfortable in your home.
There’s already a lot of prep work that goes into taking a trip. Between planning, finding a pet sitter and catching a flight on time, you don’t need more complications. So, keep it simple with these five easy steps before heading out the door.