It is the time of year for crisp spiral notebooks and meeting your teacher. Whether you and your kids dread the return to early alarm clocks and after-school pickups, back-to-school season signals opportunity to learn new things. Since minds will soon be in “learning mode” why not make this the season to talk to your kids about energy conservation?
If you live in our region, you know. The memory of past hurricanes may seem unfortunately too recent to many, but it’s always wise to brush up on hurricane preparedness basics.
Some people believe that money makes the world go ‘round; others say it’s politics. We are all subject to the rules and regulations determined by elected/appointed or volunteer decision makers. From our local neighborhood HOA’s and district school boards to our county commissioners and representatives, all the way up to our Governor and his cabinet, through to the President of the United States, our lives are affected by the decisions these people make.
Florida Public Utilities offers Free Energy Check-Ups to all our natural gas and electric customers. Also referred to as energy audits, Free Energy Check-Ups allow us to generate a personalized analysis of your home’s or business’s energy usage. Here are four reasons why you should sign up for a Free Energy Check-Up this year!
Fortunately, winter is often our shortest season in Florida. However, every year at this time, utilities all over the country begin getting calls concerning energy bills that seem overly high to consumers. In this blog, I will give you four reasons you may experience an elevated bill.
The new Florida Building Code, V. 6 goes into effect for all homes permitted after December 31, 2017. We ran some simulations to see the impact natural gas could have on helping a builder meet the Florida Energy Code Compliance, as well as the impacts on the HERS (Home Energy Rating System) score.
The HERS score is a national standard builders use to market their energy efficient homes. Here is the impact bringing natural gas to your home or development can do. Here are the top three findings to this research.
Topics: Energy savings
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