The Starion Energy Blog

May 2019

Improve Your Home's Efficiency With These 6 Energy Saving Tips

Whether it's the middle of a brutal winter or you're getting ready for the summer, if you're a homeowner, you need to be focusing on keeping your energy expenses down. The average U.S. home spends roughly $2,100 on energy each year. If you're not careful, you could end up spending even more on your home energy usage.xxThat's why it's so important to do a little research, educate yourself on some energy conservation tips, and consult with professionals. Here are some great energy saving tips that will help your home become more energy efficient and save you some cash: Use more cold water -- When you're running the wash, it might seem like using warm or hot water won't make much of a difference when it comes to energy expenses, but it certainly does. By using cold water to wash your clothes,

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Lower Cost Same Power

Millions of Americans use utilities every single day of the year, which is why energy conservation is such a popular subject amongst those who pay said utility bills. The crazy part is that only about 10% of the United States total energy consumption in 2015 comes from renewable energy sources, or about 9.7 quadrillion British thermal units (Btu).To elaborate, the amount of zeros in one quadrillion is 15. That is 9,700,000,000,000,000 BTU created from renewable energy. Over half of all renewable energy produced in the U.S. is done so for electricity. A full 13% of total U.S. electricity generation production comes from renewable energy as of 2015.Bank On Energy ExpensesOver 150 years ago, wood supplied almost the entirety of the nation's energy needs. Almost 90% of the total energy requirements

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