The Starion Energy Blog

Category: electricity

5 Green Ways to Save Energy

At this point, we have all heard of fast, effective, and easy ways to save energy at home and at work. We know that conserving energy is very important for the environment. And many times we hear of the same suggestions on ways to save energy. Things such as installing energy-saving windows, for instance, or other energy-saving tips such as lowering the thermostat. It's working, too: for example, every year the people who use solar energy to reduce the use of oil by 75 million barrels. However, there are also some other ways to save energy, too. Here are some green ways to save energy which also may end up saving you money as well!Work From Remote Locations - Working from remote locations allows you to save resources from both personal and the office. While visiting a new coffee shop or shared

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How Can Homeowners Utilize Renewable Energy?

When it comes to energy usage, many homeowners focus on the financial aspects. And while saving energy can save homeowners money on utility bills, there are additional benefits to using energy more wisely. One of these additional benefits is that saving energy is better for the environment. Exploring renewable energy options can not only save homeowners money, but can be eco-friendly as well. So let's take a look at a few easy ways renewable energy can be used in your home.Install solar panels: A great place to start when exploring renewable energy sources is by installing solar panels. Solar energy is great because as long as the panels have access to the sun, you'll always have energy to use. And did you know that all solar energy users contribute to saving 35 Million Tonnes of carbon dioxide

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Simple Ways to Save on Cooling Costs This Summer

During the summer, many homeowners may experience an increase in their energy expenses. There's generally one major factor in this increase: cooling costs. With the summer heat, people tend to crank up the air conditioning so they can be cool and comfortable inside. And while this may be nice at the moment, it can be financially damaging in the long run. Fortunately, there are a few simple ways you can keep cool this summer without breaking the bank.

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Reasons You Should Care About Conserving Energy at Home

Over 150 years ago, the U.S. relied on wood for almost 90% of our energy needs. Since then, the nation as a whole has continuously worked towards switching over to renewable energy options instead. Especially in the recent years, more and more businesses and organizations have been making significant efforts when it comes to energy conservation. But why should you care about saving energy? Let's talk about a few reasons individuals should care about conserving energy at home.

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Save Money and Mother Earth This Summer With These Green Savvy AC Tips

Of the range of renewable energy types, the goal boils down to cutting costs and our carbon footprint. That doesn't make us want to be uncomfortable, especially when the season heats up and your air conditioner becomes your saving grace. Energy savings doesn't have to be a full investment in wind farms or acres of solar panels (though, wouldn't that be nice?), but there are simple ways to make your current energy consumption less than usual. You'll definitely want to know how to reduce energy use this summer and stay cool at the same time. Up your technology game lowering your thermostat during the winter by a margin of two degrees can save 6% on carbon emissions. That's about 420 pounds of carbon dioxide per year that you're not putting into the air. The same goes for air conditioning.

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