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Tag: energy savings

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Pilot eases costs for income-qualified customers

The new pilot will reach income-qualified customers 'where they are' to reduce their energy usage and resulting costs.

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These varieties are the four best trees to plant this fall

Think hardiness and color when selecting your tree, and you will get years of shade and beautiful fall color in return.

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Adding green to your yard could add green to your home’s value

Two Omaha-area Realtors offer their advice on how to boost your home’s appearance and value by adding trees and landscaping, and making other quick fixes.

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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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Advanced or ‘smart’ power strips

Power strips have advanced to the point that they can detect electricity usage and cut off “vampire power” to devices.

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Video: Don’t let cold winds heat up your energy bill

By taking a few simple – and sometimes free – steps, you can reduce your winter energy usage and still stay comfortable.

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