Glacial Energy Blog

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Go Green at Work!

Today, many people are looking for ways to be environmentally friendly because they realize the importance of having a safe and livable environment for future generations. “Going Green” isn’t just for your residence – you can apply the same ideas at your place of work! Get others in on the act and you will see [...]

Saving Energy, and Money, in the Workplace

We can all help to conserve energy and save money at our workplaces by implementing some quick and easy changes in our work habits and becoming more conscious about our working environments. Some helpful hints include: Electronics and Appliances Maintain all electrical equipment in optimum condition by scheduling regular servicing to ensure it is kept [...]