Glacial Energy Blog

Energy Star: Behind the Logo

Energy Star has been around for over two decades, and the program has led to some major improvements to common electronics and appliances that we use on a daily basis. These improvements made the appliances more energy efficient, cutting energy costs and reducing our impact on the environment. The program was conceived by the Energy [...]

The Top Five Most Energy Efficient States in America

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) releases an annual list of the top 25 energy efficient states in America. It may come as a surprise that a few of the largest cities are actually ranked in the top five slots. The ratings are based on the number of ENERGY STAR certified buildings in each city and [...]

Become a FANatic

With temperatures on the rise and the official start of summer not that far away, it’s time to start preparing for how to stay cool this summer.  Of course, if you have an air conditioning unit, it’s just a matter of setting it to a temperature you’re comfortable with but also making sure you’re comfortable [...]

Save Green by Going Green

Owning a home is the “American Dream� but it doesn’t always feel that way, does it?  Besides your mortgage and insurance, you have to worry about all the other bills a house comes with, like water and electricity.  Saving money in this day and age has become even more of a priority.  If you’ve been [...]

Energy Saving Tips for the Kitchen!

The kitchen has long been the symbol of family gatherings and welcoming aromas.  For many, this can be the busiest, most used space in their home.  With this in mind, doesn’t it deserve to operate more efficiently?  We think so!  This blog breaks down just a few tips to make your kitchen work for you…for [...]

Energy Efficient Computers

What do you tend to shop for when buying a new computer?  Speed, power, screen size?  That’s normal but what about how energy efficient it is?  Consider this: if all computers sold in the U.S. met ENERGY STAR requirements, energy savings would grow to $1.8 billion each year, reducing greenhouse gas emissions equal to those [...]