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How to Install Energy-Efficient Windows

By Christine Tusher, Houzz Whether it’s buying a hybrid car or unplugging appliances when they aren’t in use, these days everyone seems to be looking for ways to reduce energy …

Do home energy efficiency upgrades actually save you money?

This post is brought to you by our content partners at the Chicago Tribune. In a sobering surprise for American homeowners, a recent study by economists at the University of …

9 smart ways to save your business from high energy bills

This post is brought to you by our content partners at the Chicago Tribune. If you’re running a business, no matter how large or small, there are some costs you …

7 high-tech home hacks to help save on utility bills

This post is brought to you by our content partners at the Chicago Tribune. The fast-paced advance of technology has made it easier than ever to optimize home energy …

Are you ready for a blistering heatwave? 8 Ways to Stay Cool

Summer is a glorious time of year, but it looks like the dog days of summer are going to be relentless and keeping cool can be costly. The air conditioner is …

You Subscribed. We Donated. They Built.

Remember us talking about our 2014 Giving Tuesday project of donating to Houston Habitat for Humanity (HHH) for each newsletter subscriber? Because of you, we donated more than $1,000 in …

Energy Storage Enables More Energy Choice

You’ve heard a ton of news about Tesla’s new PowerWall but it’s more than just the one tech giant building a cool new gadget. Energy storage is a big …

Earth Hour By The Numbers

Earth Hour is one hour a year where we turn the lights off. Flip the switch. Unplug. On Saturday, March 28 from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m., the Earth will go …

9 Free Tips to Save Energy While You’re Stuck Inside

Even if you didn’t have a full week of snow days last week like some of the East Coast, you may still be thinking about next month’s costly energy …

The State of Our Utility Bills

Too busy to keep up with energy trends? We’ve got you covered. You shouldn’t need to follow a whole industry to save a few hundred bucks on your …