Glacial Energy Blog

Tips To Prevent High Electric Bills

As we continue through spring and into the summer months, we’ll be changing our normal heating and cooling habits. This past winter saw some brutally cold temps nationwide, with low temperatures even hitting the south pretty hard. This resulted in many higher than normal energy bills for these months, and many wondering how to avoid [...]

From Camping to Glamping

Camping is a popular pastime shared by thousands of people all over the world. Whether it’s taking your recreational vehicle out to a campground, or setting up a small tent underneath the stars, campers all know the joy of being outdoors and away from their busy lives. There are many campers that aren’t quite up [...]

Sunscreen for Windows

The right windows can accent any home. They can be stylish and provide a lot of natural light. Having large or numerous windows, especially ones that face south, can have a negative effect as well. The ultraviolet rays coming from the sun can damage your carpet or furniture. The infrared sunlight will also warm up [...]

Fire in Ice

Freezer burn takes on a whole different meaning when it is applied to the peculiar characteristics of methane hydrate. Methane hydrate looks just like ice and is created when methane gas and water are fused together by the immense pressure that exists beneath the ocean floor, or in the permafrost of the polar regions. What [...]

The Pros and Cons of Fracking

Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking as it’s commonly known as, is the method used to drill into natural gas-rich shale rock. Natural gas has been seen as the transition fuel for the United States, moving from fossil fuels to more efficient and renewable energy sources. There are several benefits to using natural gas to fuel the [...]

2040: The Year Natural Gas Reigns

Coal has been the leading fuel for energy production for hundreds of years, but the Energy Information Administration believes natural gas will fill that role by the year 2040. Current production trends show gas taking 35% of the electricity market compared to the projected 32% for coal. This brings with it some good news and [...]

Pros of Keeping Your Home Cool

Setting our thermostats low in the summer helps keeps us comfortable, and keeping your home cool at other times of the year actually has several benefits as well. Adjusting the temperature in your home down just 2° to 5° can help you sleep better and even lose weight. We’ll look at five different ways lowering [...]

Downsizing Wind Energy for Your Phone

Smartphones tend to need charging about once per day, even more if they are heavily used. The inconvenience of needing to find an open outlet to charge your phone when it dies can be frustrating. Not only do you need to find an open outlet, but you may not be comfortable just leaving your phone [...]

Energy Tips You’ll Love

Valentine’s Day is just a couple of days away, and we thought we’d show our love for our customers by sharing some energy saving tips. These tips can help you reduce your monthly energy bills and help reduce carbon emissions, preserving the environment. Lighting The lighting we use in our homes contributes to about 10% [...]

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