Glacial Energy Blog

Types of Commercial Businesses that Can Benefit from Energy Efficiency

It’s safe to say that all businesses want to save money whenever possible without a reduction in the quality of service and/or products they offer.  With this idea in mind, it is easy to see why energy efficiency platforms are popular. Many different types of commercial businesses can benefit from these measures. Here are some [...]

Energy Efficiency and the Technology Behind It

In today’s world, energy efficiency and technology go hand in hand. With technological advances becoming more and more user friendly, it’s easier for businesses to incorporate them and to use them to manage their energy resources. From hardware to software, quite a few different types of energy efficiency technology are playing vital roles in businesses [...]

What City Uses the Most Electricity?

Have you ever wondered which cities in the United States and around the world are using the most electricity? Quite a few different things are going to factor into the amount of energy that a city uses, but some cities just seem to suck up the power more than others do. Las Vegas, for example, [...]

Electric circuits 101

Here’s a little recap of high school chemistry for you: Electricity is formed by charged particles that originate in atoms. An atom consists of protons, electrons and neutrons. Protons are positively charged while electrons are negatively charged. The flow of electrons between two points is known as electricity. In order for us to safely consume [...]

Tug of War- Renewable vs. Non-Renewable Energy

Renewable energy and non-renewable energy are poles apart. Renewable energy is energy derived from resources that will never run out. Wind, solar or water energies are renewable because they can be generated endlessly, when required. They are plentiful and by far the cleanest sources of energy available on this planet. Non-renewable energy sources are available [...]

Heard about Cake mix? How about Fuel Mix

When buying food from the grocery store, we read food labels to know about ingredients, nutrition and calories. Similarly, we should also know what our electricity suppliers are using to produce electricity with details of the mix of fuels used to produce the electricity supplied to them. Since October 2005, it has been mandatory in [...]

What is the home weatherization assistance program?

The Weather Assistance Program (WAP), created by the US Department of Energy, is implemented through a network of government regulatory bodies and local community agencies to provide ‘weatherization services’ for families below the average income line to lower their energy bills and become energy efficient, through achieving maximum efficiency. Low-income families in every state in [...]

The History of Energy

The heat is on: High summer temperatures and impact on energy usage

The summer months can be grueling, especially with triple-digit afternoons and no rain in sight. It shouldn’t be any surprise that weather is one of the most important factors affecting electricity demand, and electricity pricing. In the residential and commercial sectors, heating and cooling account for more than 40 percent of end-use energy demand. As [...]

Is Glacial Energy a Multi-level Marketing Company?

The answer is no. Glacial Energy sells numerous electric and natural gas products to commercial, industrial and institutional entities in markets throughout the United States.  The core customers of our operations are other businesses.  In general, multi-level marketing companies sell only to residential customers; many of these companies do not allow their sales associates to [...]