Preparing Your Air Conditioner for the Summer

Posted by Brittney Sanders on 5/27/20 3:00 PM

With warmer weather ahead, our day dreams start to shift focus to 90 degree weather, popsicles, and swimming pools…and then reality hits. You suddenly remember the all-important and much needed air conditioning tune-up on your “to-do” list. Well, since it is inevitable if you plan on staying comfortably cool this summer, we might as well focus on the nitty gritty details to perform your own A/C checklist if you will. 

Topics: HVAC

Nuclear Subsidy Proposal

Posted by Gabby from Shipley Energy on 4/16/19 4:01 PM

Have you heard about the nuclear subsidy proposal circulating within the Pennsylvania General Assembly? It proposes that by 2021, utilities would be required to source as much as 50% of their power from nuclear energy. This initiative is under the Pennsylvania’s Alternative Energy Portfolio Standards Act. Currently, 42% of power comes from nuclear energy.

How to Prevent Pipes from Freezing | Shipley Energy

Posted by Gabby from Shipley Energy on 3/7/19 10:57 AM
When water freezes, it expands about 9% in volume. As the water expands, it puts a great force on the inside of the pipe and when pressure gets too high, the pipe ruptures. A ruptured pipe can reap havoc on your home and be rather costly. To prevent such an experience, read over some of these tips we provided below!
Topics: HVAC

Installing An Oil Tank? Consider This | Shipley Energy

Posted by Laura Bretz on 1/24/17 12:29 PM

Nearly all of the 8 million U.S. households that use heating oil are concentrated in the northeastern states. If you live in a northeastern state like Maryland or Pennsylvania, Shipley Energy can make home deliveries and provide maintenance service for your system. There are other factors to consider with regard to oil heating and oil tank installation, and we want to help guide you through the selection and installation process.

Topics: Heating Oil

Energy Equality: Do We Have A Problem? | Shipley Energy

Posted by Shipley Energy Team on 12/20/16 11:51 AM

Equality of all aspects is a hot topic of discussion both in the United States and around the world. Gender, marriage, and income just to name a few. A topic that is not often touched on, but of equal importance, is energy equality.

Topics: Natural Gas, Energy, Electricity

Make Paying Your Electric Bill Easier | Shipley Energy

Posted by Shipley Energy Team on 8/3/16 9:30 AM

If you are struggling to make ends meet, or simply want to budget for your energy bills…you have options! At Shipley we work with our customers to make energy easy and that is why we implemented the following programs to help you with your bills:

Topics: Energy

Easy To Grow Air Purifying Plants | Shipley Energy

Posted by Shipley Energy Team on 7/25/16 3:30 PM

Even if you don’t have a green thumb, these air purifying plants are easy to grow and maintain inside your home. They can help make the air in your house cleaner by neutralizing chemicals that linger from cleaning products or even help with seasonal allergies.

Costly Energy Habits No One Considers | Shipley Energy

Posted by Shipley Energy Team on 7/15/16 3:30 PM

Let’s face it, we all have bad habits that we just can’t shake. However, when you see the amount of money your energy wasting habits could be costing you…you may change your mind.

Topics: Energy, Home Efficiency

Green Electricity: What To Know | Shipley Energy

Posted by Shipley Energy Team on 6/29/16 12:14 PM

The United States is among the top ten largest energy consumption per capita in the world. Non-renewable energy sources are depleting. It is time for us to gain an understanding of the alternative: what renewable energy is and why we should take advantage of it.

Topics: Electricity, Renewable Energy

Are AC Units Safe? Protect Your Family | Shipley Energy

Posted by Shipley Energy Team on 6/15/16 12:00 PM

It’s that time of year again, where the air is so hot and stifling that you crave the relief of walking into a cool, air-conditioned building or home. Your unit works well and keeps your house cool on the hottest days, so no worries right? WRONG.

Topics: HVAC