SWPPD Blog

 

Aug07

Don’t touch that dial

It’s so tempting to turn the thermostat down to freezing cold when you walk into a warm house on a hot day. Don’t do it Read More

Jul31

Bake, broil efficiently to save energy

Buying appliances with the federal government’s Energy Star label is a smart way to find devices that are energy-efficient and could help you cut your electric bill. But Energy Star doesn’t rate ovens, microwaves or ranges. Read More

Jun26

Still renting? Conserve energy anyway

 Reducing electricity use as a renter may seem tough when you have little control over the biggest energy users in your place, like your refrigerator, dishwasher or heating and cooling system.  Read More