The Starion Energy Blog

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How to Approach Teaching Children About Electrical Safety

As a parent or teacher, it can be difficult to convey to children the dangers of electricity. However, it is extremely important that they are taught about it and learn the proper techniques to stay safe. This blog will discuss some of the basic (and easy) steps you can take to teach your kids about electrical safety. It will also talk about the importance of teaching electrical safety to kids and some facts and information that everyone should know.

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How to Find the Best Fixed Electricity Plan in PA

Pennsylvania deregulated its electricity market in 1998. This drove energy suppliers in PA to develop creative rate plans. Since customers were not stuck with a single electricity supplier with a monopoly over the market, deregulation meant that energy suppliers would have to compete to earn their customers’ business. One of the innovations that emerged from this competition was the fixed electricity rate plan. A fixed electricity plan in PA provides consumers with predictability in their electricity bills for the duration of the plan. Read on to learn the benefits of a fixed electricity plan in PA and how to find the best electricity rates in PA.

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Eight Energy-Saving Tips for Summer 2020

With spring cleaning done and summer just beginning, we thought now would be a good time to give families some energy-saving tips for 2020. Cutting down on energy costs can mean more money for other fun activities around town or at home, there’s no better time than now to start saving. Home Energy Saving Tips for 2020 research shows that summer and winter are the seasons in which households use the most electricity. The average home consumes 1,207kWH in spring, but by summer, it will increase by 153kWh. If you start following these tips today, you’ll be able to reduce your electricity costs during the warmest parts of the year. Here are our eight top energy-saving tips for summer 2020:

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How to Save Energy and Money: 6 Expert Tips

We all know that there are many hidden costs to owning a home. Property maintenance can put a dent in our budget. One area that can be particularly expensive is energy use. Here are six great tips on how to save energy and potentially save money on your energy bill.1. Maintain Your HVAC SystemMake sure that you have regular maintenance on your heating and air-conditioning system. During routine maintenance, Freon levels are checked. Freon is the coolant that helps run your HVAC system and if the level is too low the system will have to run harder. This will increase your energy bill. That is what is important to make sure the Freon level is correct. The other thing you need to do is change the filters in your system. Old filters block the flow of air, which causes the system to work harder.

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How to Throw an Eco-Friendly Party

Party planning is a task that involves a surprising amount of work -- from sending invitations to choosing amazing decorations, you're sure to put a lot of time and thought into planning parties this summer. But one factor that many party-throwers fail to think about is the environment. Parties can amount to a lot of waste that can be harmful to the environment. So to help you keep your parties eco-friendly this summer, here are a few tips.

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