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Tag: energy efficiency

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Keep it cool: Good AC maintenance aids efficiency

To get the most efficient use of your air conditioner, service the unit at least once a year and watch for these warning signs.

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9 ways to beat the heat’s effects on your electric bill

There are a few simple things you can do to help lessen the weather's impact on your energy usage.

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OPPD to accelerate streetlight replacements in 2019

Program will replace 20,000 fixtures with more efficient LED fixtures each year over the next five years, including major roads.

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What is a kilowatt-hour?

Your electricity usage is measured by kilowatt-hour, but do you know what that term means? Any appliance or lightbulb you purchase will have information regarding how much electricity it will consume when in use. For example, you may buy a 1,000-watt microwave or a 60-watt lightbulb. Using 1,000 watts of electricity for one hour equals

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Deck the halls with energy savings, safety

Holiday decorations don’t have to mean higher bills or injury. Follow these tips for a safe and affordable holiday season.

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These fangs may drain your wallet

A few simple steps can reduce the effect of vampire energy, or standby power, on your electricity bill.

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