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Should You Upgrade to a Smart Thermostat?

Posted | by SECC |
In a recent post, we weighed the pros and cons of the LED lightbulb – one of the most proven energy-saving technologies around today. In this blog, we’ll assess the potential benef…

3 Steps for Understanding How Solar Works

Posted | by EnergySage |
This guest blog post was contributed by EnergySage. Solar panels are popping up everywhere: the U.S. surpassed two million residential solar installations in 2019, meaning you’ve likely…

4 Ways to Trim Your Energy Bills While Staying Home

Posted | by SECC |
While we all do our part to flatten the curve of the coronavirus pandemic, we’re all spending much more time at home, and this can make a big impact in how much energy your home’s …

Should You Upgrade to LED Lighting?

Posted | by SECC |
Right now, there’s a fight going on over the lightbulb. At the beginning of the year, incandescent lightbulbs that didn’t meet new efficiency standards were set to be discontinued …

Can a Smart Home Help You Save Energy?

Posted | by SECC |
Smart home technology has exploded in popularity since the first-generation Nest Learning Thermostat was released back in 2011. In fact, smart speakers featuring digital assistants like Alexa …

3 Ways Energy Evolved This Past Decade

Posted | by SECC |
As the calendar flips to a new year, it's an apt time to look back and reflect on the decade in the rear-view mirror, and for the energy industry, this means attempting to grasp the massive ch…

3 Big Changes in the World of Electric Vehicles

Posted | by SECC |
In late November, Tesla finally unveiled its long-planned Cybertruck, a blocky, battery-powered pickup truck that drew strong reactions from the public - ranging from "hideous" to "genius". R…

4 Ways to Start Saving Energy This Winter

Posted | by SECC |
With cold weather moving in, more time spent indoors and the need to light your home for more hours of the day, winter can make a major impact on your home's total energy costs, regardless of …

3 Ways to Get Involved in Renewable Energy

Posted | by SECC |
It's a new era for renewable energy: Innovations in technology, design and manufacturing are helping to drive lower costs and improved performance for these natural sources of electricity. Wh…

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