LED Holiday Lights: Save Money And Energy | Shipley Energy

Posted by Laura Bretz on 11/23/15 9:00 AM

With the holiday’s right around the corner, looking at simple ways to save some money can be a high priority! There is no question that LED lights use less energy than their incandescent counterparts. Although incandescent lights may be cheaper to initially purchase, they end up costing you more in the long run.

The problem with incandescent strings of lights is that they burn hot, broke easily, and one broken or burnt-out bulb often causes the whole string to not light. Since they are painted glass, the color often doesn’t last and you can end up dull, dingy lights on your tree. Many people are opting to make the switch to LED lights and there are many reasons why.

Topics: Energy, Electricity, Electric bill

Household Items That Are Stealing Your Money | Shipley Energy

Posted by Shipley Energy Team on 6/22/15 10:00 AM

Getting your monthly electricity bill can surely be a “shocking” experience if you have unknown costs racking up. Some of your biggest electric offenders are obvious; heating and air conditioning are the biggest energy vampires, sucking the money right out of your wallet. Others sneak up on you like the five pounds of unwanted weight you all of a sudden gained on your backside; after eating grandma’s dangerously delicious pound cake that you could’ve done without.


Topics: Electricity, Electric bill

Get A Better Grip On Your Electric Bill | Shipley Energy

Posted by Laura Bretz on 5/4/15 4:42 PM

Sometimes, looking at your electricity bill can be overwhelming.  There are so many specifics in your bill’s details that it can be difficult to keep track of what’s what.  In the sections below, we hope to straighten a few things out to make your next bill a little bit easier to read.


Topics: Electric bill

Electricity Use: Eye-Opening Facts! | Shipley Energy

Posted by Shipley Energy Team on 4/16/15 1:44 PM

It’s a fact of life that we all need to rely on electricity in our modern homes. In fact, we use electricity virtually every second of every day, whether it’s for cooking, for powering our electronic devices or for drying our clothes and hair.

Let’s take a step back and look at some fascinating facts about electricity that you might not have known before. Some of these may be eye-openers for you!

Topics: Electricity, Electric bill

Solving Your Energy Bill Problems Now | Shipley Energy

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