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CO-OP Conservation Blog
  • Make the most of ceiling fans

    Jun 28, 2016
    Ceiling fans are a decorative addition to our homes and, if used properly, can help lower energy costs.
  • Fight the winter chills

    Feb 16, 2015
    Frigid temperatures can cause heating systems to work overtime, and since heating and cooling can make up nearly half of your electric bill, you may experience sticker shock when you open that bill.
  • Saving energy in summer

    Sep 18, 2014
    The most common energy-saving tips for residential energy consumers fall into three categories: keeping heat out of the home, minimizing heat generation within the home and optimizing use of the air conditioner.
  • The cost of cool

    Mar 19, 2014
    Chances are your most recent electricity bill offered a reminder that this winter season has been a cold one.
  • Take control of cooling costs

    Sep 18, 2013
    Here are some ideas for home improvements that may help you lower your energy costs while increasing your summer comfort.
  • Don't surrender, fight the heat

    Aug 07, 2013
    Beating the heat isn't only about cooling the air inside your home or office; steps you take to keep the hot air outside help you protect your comfort and your HVAC equipment.
  • Prep your A/C for hot months ahead

    Jul 03, 2013
    Use these tips to identify simple, low-cost ways to cut your summer electricity costs by preparing your A/C system for the hot weather.
  • Is bigger always better?

    Oct 22, 2012
    If you plan to replace your existing air-conditioning system and decide to go with a larger system, you could have problems.
  • Keep your customers comfortable

    Aug 01, 2012
    Much like your home air conditioner, your business air-conditioning system should be kept in top running condition at all times.
  • Dirty vents may tell a tale

    Feb 13, 2012
    A home's supply air vents should be clean. If they are not it tells a tale.