How to Solve the Biggest Problems with Winter

Posted by Brittney Sanders on 2/11/15 4:32 PM

I know what you’re thinking, what else could anyone possibly tell you about residential energy savings that you don’t already know? Well, sometime even the best of us need to be reminded of the occasional common sense tips we tend to forget from time to time.

Topics: Home Efficiency

How to Solve the Biggest Problems with Your Energy Bills

Posted by Benjamin Pluym on 1/26/15 10:46 AM

Somebody once said that money makes the world go around. While this may not be entirely true, our finances certainly do play an important part in our daily lives. In our quest to cut down expenses, we will find our heating bills to be an unexpected source of significant potential savings. Here are some ways you might save on your energy bills:

Topics: Home Efficiency, LIHEAP, Pricing Options, HVAC, Electric bill

Benefits of Adding a Natural Gas Fireplace Insert

Posted by Erin Hammons on 1/22/15 11:00 AM

Looking for a way to cut down on your heating bills and add comfort to a room? Transform your wood burning traditional fireplace into a natural gas fireplace!  If you have natural gas at your home and if you have a wood fireplace already built in, it is a no brainer.  The gas fireplace insert can vent through your existing chimney.


Topics: Natural Gas, Home Efficiency, HVAC

3 Tips When Buying a Home with Heating Oil

Posted by Shipley Energy Team on 1/13/15 11:00 AM

Buying a home can be a stressful decision. It can be almost as stressful as getting a new job, relocating, getting married, or having your first baby.  What complicates the decision even further is learning that the home you’ve completely fallen in love with… is heated with oil.

But have no fear! Here are 3 helpful tips to consider when purchasing a home heated with oil.  If you follow these tips, the process of purchasing a home with heating oil will be a breeze!

  

Topics: Home Efficiency, Heating Oil, HVAC

New Year Home Checklist

Posted by Laura Bretz on 1/2/15 1:59 PM

A new year holds a lot of excitement, adventure, and surprises. Some of the surprises your home might bring you can be costly. The following list of monthly, quarterly, and semi annual home maintenance tips can help you save hard earned money and prevent any of those costly "surprises" this year. 

Topics: Home Efficiency, HVAC

Energy Saving LED Lights: Fun Facts Revealed

Posted by Brittney Sanders on 12/24/14 12:13 PM

It’s that time of year again, Thanksgiving has come and gone and the stress of the holiday season has quickly arrived; well not this year! 

If you’re having a hard time deciding between colored or white bulbs, contemporary or traditional; it might be best to simply follow what’s trending this year to find your inspiration!

The clear winner this year in the lighting category goes to the C9 light bulb or as most would put it, light bulbs with more of a traditional look. Major retailers are even following suit and are using the C9 traditional bulbs to light up their sweater and sale displays. Who would have guessed that a bigger light bulb would make our decision to buy a Christmas sweater that much easier?!

Topics: Home Efficiency