Glacial Energy Blog

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% [...]

Heating Mistakes

Winter weather forces people to break out the extra blankets and crank up the heat. However, there are five common mistakes that people make when it comes to keeping their home warm during the winter, and it’s costing them extra money every month. Thermostats Once the cold grips the area, one of the first things [...]

Green Giving

Christmas time brings families together with bright lights, fancy feasts, and cheerful songs. Gifts will be exchanged between family and friends, many of them electronics, and home cooked meals will be had. Along with the bright lights, cheer, food, and gifts comes something else: higher energy bills. We’ll look at a few ways to help [...]

Testing Your Home for Air Leaks

Leaks are never a good thing. Whether you have a leaky faucet dripping into your sink, a leaky pipe getting your floor wet, or a leaky window making your air-conditioned home less comfortable, leaks are always issues that need to be addressed. When it comes to air leaks, you need to have your home inspected [...]

Stuffing Savers

The time is fast approaching for door-buster deals, holiday shopping sprees, fancy dinners, and family gatherings. Why not throw in some savings as well? This holiday season, look for ways to cut costs, from using coupons for food purchases to using crock pots to cut energy costs. Many local grocery stores offer reward points to [...]

What Room in Your House Uses the Most Electricity?

Some months, we find that our energy bills are higher than others. We just pass it off as using more electricity that month, but we rarely try to break down what specifically is causing the bill to go up. There are a few ways to determine what room is the biggest eater of energy, and [...]

Twenty Tips for a More Energy Efficient Home

Going green and making your home more energy efficient isn’t just about keeping the environment clean. It can actually save you some money too. There are all sorts of ways to make your home more energy efficient, whether it’s installing insulation, upgrading your central air system, replacing your windows, switching to better lighting solutions, or [...]

What Makes Windows Energy Efficient?

Energy efficient windows can save you a bundle of money by preventing heat loss or gain in winter and summer, respectively. These types of windows seal up your house and make it as air-tight as possible, which in turn keeps your heating and cooling appliances running at maximum efficiency. But what exactly does it mean [...]

Monitoring Your Electricity to Save Money

Who doesn’t like saving money? We all get the same feeling when our energy bills come in, particularly after a month of heavy electricity usage. But, it can be tough to know exactly how much energy you’re using before you get your bill. Your energy bill breaks down your total energy consumption, but not by [...]

Look for These Energy Efficient Features When Buying a Home

If you’re in the market to purchase a new home, you may very well be considering all that goes along with that including the condition of the house, the location, and the energy efficiency of the house. An energy efficient home will help save you money on your monthly energy bills and provide a more [...]

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