The Starion Energy Blog

Category: lowered energy usage

10 Interesting Facts About Natural Gas

While we enjoy turning on our heat, using our stove, and accessing everyday appliances, we often don't think about the energy source of our own consumption. Natural gas helps keep millions of homes and businesses running around the world. Although, how much do you actually know about this fossil fuel?

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Five Signs It’s Time to Switch Energy Suppliers in Connecticut

Residential and business energy customers often allow their energy plan to become an afterthought. Some set up autopay and rarely look at the actual statement. Others believe that changing would require too much effort, time, or money. Still, others are unaware that they have a choice in energy suppliers in Connecticut and believe they can’t shop for different energy plans. However, monitoring your energy bill is critically important. Your energy usage tells you how efficient your energy use is and can identify ways you can reduce it. Likewise, your energy rate tells you how much you pay for energy and can tell you whether it is time to switch suppliers.

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How Switching Your Residential Energy Provider Can Save You Energy

Efficiency is an important consideration for every type of homeowner. Whether you have a small family home or a larger property with multiple buildings, it is wise to understand just how much you might be able to save on energy costs by switching to a residential energy provider that understands the quality of sustainable energy systems. But even if you are aware of the benefits of switching, you may have a tough time taking the first steps. Follow our simple tips below and you will be that much closer to making a change that will benefit you both today and onward into the future.What do I need to know about renewable energy before switching my provider?While you certainly do not need to be an expert on the subject of renewable energy, it is helpful to get a basic understanding of the current

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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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Ways To Keep You And Your Bills Cool

This summer has been so hot it's been breaking records from coast to coast. In fact, in the month of July, Death Valley, California did break the record for hottest month in the history of the United States with an average daily temperature of 108.1 degrees Fahrenheit. Air conditioners are working overtime these summer months and we're looking at conserving energy as much as we can.

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