Beneficial electrification is a term based in-part on cornerstone research developed by the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) for replacing direct fossil fuel use such as propane, heating oil, and gasoline with electricity.
Thinking of transitioning to LED bulbs? Learn how making the switch to LED light bulbs offers significant energy savings over incandescent and halogen alternatives, and how you can choose the best lighting options for your home
Conventional water heaters may be a thing of the past with the introduction of a variety of new energy-efficient water heaters. The type of water heater you choose will also affect your water heating costs. Whether you are shopping around for a new energy-saving water heater, looking to replace an old one that just went out, or looking for the best model for a new house build, here are some tips to help you choose carefully.
Many homeowners are now looking for more ways to make their home energy efficient by stepping into smart home technology, electrified appliances, embracing cleaner energy sources, and pursuing more energy-efficient ways to heat and cool their homes. Here are a few energy-saving tips to make your home more efficient in 2021.
A heat pump is considered one of the most energy-efficient methods for heating and cooling a home, especially compared to homes heated with baseboard electric heat or propane heated homes. With the improvements in technology over the last 5 years, heat pumps are becoming competitive even in homes heated by natural gas.
Snowy, winter days are here, which means outdoor snow activities! Whether you’re heading outdoors for the slopes, trails, ice skating rink, or backyard, remember to practice safety first. Too snowy to go outside? We also have some unique winter activities to enjoy indoors, as well as a few within our members’ footprint throughout Colorado, Nebraska, New Mexico, and Wyoming.
If you’re lost for gift ideas for the lineworker or electrician who is also a gadget lover, we've put together a handy list with some of the best tech and electrician gifts of 2020 for those who seem to have it all.
To keep up the holiday cheer, and to avoid anything that looks like a ‘Griswold’s Christmas’, we’ve outlined a list of very important safety tips to follow to keep you and your family safe.
Beneficial Electrification of your most frequently used home appliances, from the cooktop to heating your home, is a fast-growing movement you’ll want to consider.