Glacial Energy Blog

Do Renters Use More Energy?

Why would anyone buy inefficient appliances, such as refrigerators, washers, and dryers?  There are several possible answers to this question but today, we’re exploring one of them: They are not buying these appliances for themselves.  Landlords rent out their property to a tenant and, in most cases; the tenant is responsible for the energy bill.  [...]

The 411 on Your Home’s Electrical System

The electrical system in your home is similar to the nerves in the human body. It’s essential for the modern home to run properly. If there’s something wrong with your home’s electrical system, it will affect other aspects of the house. A worst case scenario can even prove deadly considering that there are 51,000 electricity-related [...]

Be an Eco-Tourist!

Vacations are a wonderful way to escape reality when we need to. While you might not be able to get away from all of your troubles, a vacation is a nice way to unwind and recharge your batteries so you can get back to your life with renewed vigor. People today are starting to look [...]

Energy Efficient…Cooking?!

Yes, you can make your cooking process more energy efficient.  In this blog, we break down a few ways on how you can be a greener cook. Cover your pots and pans with tightly fitting lids while cooking so the steam stays trapped.  This helps decrease cooking time and your food cooks faster (win/win!). Use [...]

The Best Clothes Dryers for 2013

Are you in the market for a new dryer but you have no idea where to start?  In this blog we help break down some of the best available – and energy efficient – items on the market today. Bosch WTVC3300US On a scale of one to ten, this dryer was ranked at just above [...]

Make Your Bathroom Energy Efficient

Did you know that approximately 13% of energy consumed in the average home is attributed to heating water?  How about that the average toilet alone uses 20-30% of the water in a home?  With this knowledge, it’s a good idea to follow some green tips for your bathroom that will not only save you money [...]

Nature Provides Power in Many Different Ways

The world around us has the potential to provide us with just about everything that we are going to need, including power and electricity. For many years, we’ve been content to use fossil fuels in order to create the energy that we need but today, people are starting to look at other options simply because [...]

Glacial Energy: The REP That Cares

When you look for a retail energy provider (REP), what qualities do you look for?  Low rates?  Exceptional customer service?  Good for the environment?  Gives back to the community?  No matter which of these points is the most important to you, Glacial Energy is the answer.  Glacial Energy helps its consumers potentially save 10 – [...]

10 Energy Saving Tips for Your Business

The cost of energy always seems to be rising and in response, people are always looking for ways to save on their electricity bill.  When you have a business that uses a substantial amount of energy each month, it becomes even more important for you to find some ways to reduce your overall costs.  Here [...]

Party Decoration Tip: Use Black Lights

If you are in a mood for some festive lighting for your next party, how about using black lighting instead of the same old white lighting?  Black lights are a great way to illuminate your home and to change the ambience of a room for a party or a special occasion.  Some people tend to [...]

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