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Is There Really A Natural Gas Moon?

Posted by Joe Eysie on Aug 19, 2016 1:05:38 PM

Here on Earth, we tend to visually associate the sources of energy that fuel our lives and businesses with a particular image that we project in our minds.

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Topics: Energy Conservation, Natural Gas, Energy Efficiency, Commercial, Rebates

Discover the Top 3 High Performance Home Upgrades That Could Lower Your Utility Costs

Posted by Scott Ranck on Jul 19, 2016 3:31:44 PM

I had an interesting experience this past week; I would like to share with you. I had an appointment to go to a customer’s home and perform an energy audit. An energy audit is where a trained professional comes in and looks at all your home’s energy uses. I examine everything about the home, insulation levels, window quality, and examine all the equipment in the home.

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Topics: Energy Conservation, Residential, Natural Gas, Energy Efficiency, natural gas appliances, home remodel, tankless water heaters, Upgrades, Natural Gas Water Heaters, How To's

3 Ways To Achieving The Perfect Temperature For Your Pool This Summer

Posted by Scott Ranck on Jun 23, 2016 11:40:30 AM

Pool heating is not a one size fits all proposition. There are many homes with swimming pools in Florida and with our climate the swimming season may be all year long. I get many questions about pool heating and the best way to heat your pool.

 

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Topics: Residential, Natural Gas, propane, electric, Pool Heaters, summer

Local FL Businesses Compete to Increase Energy Efficiency and Earn Commercial Rebates

Posted by Joe Eysie on May 5, 2016 3:12:26 PM

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Topics: Energy Conservation, Natural Gas, Energy Efficiency, Commercial, Rebates, natural gas appliances

How Hot Water Can Raise Utility Bills

Posted by Scott Ranck on Apr 27, 2016 4:17:11 PM

Many times over the past several years while investigating high utility bills, I’ve discovered a hidden culprit to escalated energy costs! This thief has been found in both residential and commercial situations but especially in restaurants.

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Topics: Energy Conservation, Residential, Natural Gas, Energy Efficiency, Commercial, propane

3 Tips to Help Reduce Your AC Costs This Summer

Posted by Scott Ranck on Mar 29, 2016 11:32:02 AM

Here in Florida our highest energy cost is air conditioning our homes. Central air conditioning systems are highly complex with many various parts. In most situations you have the unit outside the home which is the compressor and cooling fan. Somewhere inside the home, often in the garage or attic is the second part referred to as the air handler. Within this unit is an inverted V shaped piping system known as the cooling coils. There also is a fan and blower motor inside this unit.

 

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Topics: Energy Conservation, Energy Efficiency, summer, How To's, air conditioning

How to Calculate Monthly Pool Pump Costs For Your Home

Posted by Scott Ranck on Mar 4, 2016 11:55:58 AM

You can see a one minute video discussing the cost of pool pump operation from Florida Public Utilities Facebook page at the end of this article. This article will give you the tools to figure out the cost of your pool pumps operation. Many pools in Florida have two pumps, one to filter and one to power the vacuum. So, both pumps must be calculated to get your monthly cost.
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Topics: Energy Conservation, Energy Efficiency, Pool Heaters, How To's

Home Energy Management

Posted by Scott Ranck on Dec 7, 2015 2:07:19 PM

In the world of residential energy use there are two primary methods to reduce your utility costs. The first is energy efficient equipment. Upgrading air conditioning units, water heaters and lighting can save you valuable money. Other upgrades worth considering are added insulation, duct sealing and possibly in some cases new windows or adding a Low E window film to the south and west facing windows.

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Topics: Energy Conservation

Natural Gas Cooking & Safety Pointers for the Holiday Season!

Posted by Scott Ranck on Nov 25, 2015 12:41:10 PM

Ah, the holiday season. For many of us, it conjures up the smell of fresh-baked pies, visions of crowded kitchens, and memories made around the fireplace.

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Topics: Natural Gas

Holiday Cooking, Radio Interview

Posted by Scott Ranck on Nov 24, 2015 3:14:02 PM

http://blog.fpuc.com/hubfs/Audio_Files/flagler_mag_fpu_seg.mp3

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Topics: Natural Gas