BLOG TO SAVE ENERGY
August 23, 2017 :
A budget cut here and there to energy efficiency programs could lead to worse energy system reliability and resilience.
August 16, 2017 :
It's critical for businesses in the energy efficiency market that no new tariffs are imposed.
August 9, 2017 :
It is natural, in times of tight budgets, to ensure that government programs give a real bang for their buck. But as the current administration and Congress dedicate themselves to saving taxpayers’ dollars, we urge them to think twice about cutting the programs that, well … save the taxpayers’ dollars.
August 4, 2017 :
Most people don’t associate the water coming from their faucets or flowing down their drains as energy intensive. Truth is, water and wastewater systems are enormous consumers of energy.
August 2, 2017 :
If it were called the “forfeit American jobs” bill, no one would support it.
July 25, 2017 :
“Cutting programs in half is not balance. It’s disastrous.” While the threat remains very real, a Senate appropriations bill moving more slowly through that chamber would largely protect efficiency programs.
July 14, 2017 :
Chicago ranks as number 7 in energy efficiency nationwide, and we are super excited to see why. So let’s take a look at three ways the city is innovating when it comes to energy efficiency initiatives:
July 10, 2017
To help you save money (and energy!) during the hottest months of the year, the Alliance to Save Energy published a three-part blog-series, entitled "Saving Money in the Summer." To wrap the series up, we've created an infographic with highlights from each blog post. Check it out and feel free to share it on your social media and digital outlets.
July 6, 2017
Appliances are a key part of our lives. Cooking, lighting, refrigerating, cleaning and other activities are made easier thanks to them. But these products can quickly became a burden on your energy bills when not used properly – especially in the summer. Thankfully, with a few simple steps, you can make a more efficient use of them. Here are five ways you can save money in the summer on appliances:
June 29, 2017
Are you hitting the road for Independence Day? You are not alone: this year will be record-breaking for Americans driving for the holiday, with nearly 1.3 million more travelers than last year. Whether it’s during holidays like the 4th of July or the peak hours, heavy traffic is a common sight. Car maintenance, wasted time, stress and extra costs can add up at the end of the year. Fortunately, you can make smarter driving choices every day.