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Lower Electric Bills with Ecobee Thermostat

For decades, mercury switch thermostats controlled residential space heating and cooling.  Over the past 20 years, programmable thermostats became the standard.  These manual interface thermostats allowed consumers the opportunity to optimize their heating and cooling systems by programming different temperature settings based on their work and sleep schedules.  The problem with this technology is that […]

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Are Electricity Bills Increasing?

Along with mortgage/rent payments and food, energy costs are one of the largest home budget items.  With the energy market migrating toward natural gas and renewable energy generation, the question arises as to what is happening to electricity rates. According to data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), residential electricity rates increased by an […]

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Bright Ideas in Home Lighting

There are few electricity end uses more essential than lighting.  Lighting was the primary driver behind electrification of our homes and businesses.  For decades, however, there were few improvements to lighting technology.  We had a functional, affordable technology that consistently delivered what we desired.  The problem with traditional incandescent lighting technology is its gross inefficiency.  […]

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