Pumpkin spice, cozy blankets, and crisp nights can only mean one thing: Fall has arrived! While we all hate to say goodbye to the warm summer days, the change of seasons bring about a completely new set of activities and enjoyment. If you’re like me, one of your favorite activities is decorating for the changing seasons. Whether it’s pumpkins galore or a sea of Christmas trees, these next few months encourage us to get our creative juices flowing. Our home décor is a great place to express and display our style. Inside and outside decorations are equally as beautiful, but there is something special about a dark night lit up by a light adorned home. Whether you keep your lighting modest or are the showstopper on your block, we have some tips that can help save you money while still letting your lights shine bright.
Today is Energy Efficiency Day, which happens to occur during the Energy Awareness month of October! According to the Energy Efficiency Website – “The Energy Efficiency Day message is simple: “Save Money. Cut Pollution. Create Jobs.” Since the inaugural Energy Efficiency Day in 2016, this annual awareness event has been supported by hundreds of prominent organizations, companies, government agencies and others. Our goal is to share tips, tools and stories that promote the multiple benefits of energy efficiency, from lower costs to healthier homes. Energy efficiency is the cheapest, quickest way to meet our energy needs, cut consumer bills and reduce pollution. Energy efficiency is also an economic engine, supporting over two million jobs nationwide in manufacturing, construction and other fields – most of which can’t be outsourced overseas.”
It’s official, school is in session! For parents, teachers, and children alike, this is a time to start fresh with new clothes, supplies, and most importantly mindsets. How does the old saying go? An apple a day keeps the doctor away. Well we have a new motto - An energy tip a day keeps the cost at bay! We have some tips that will keep your home running efficiently even when the back to school fever has you busier than ever. We use energy every day so it makes sense to use it more efficiently, as often as possible. The good news is energy efficiency leads to energy savings and the even better news: it couldn’t be simpler to achieve! With a few small changes, you’ll be well on your way to a productive new year!
It’s almost hard to believe that summer break is coming to a close and we are preparing to send the kiddos off to start the next school year! We hope that this summer has left you and your children relaxed, revived, and reset. While summer is a wonderful time to unwind and enjoy the simple pleasures in life, the school year often calls for us to better schedule and structure our days. This is a perfect time to start implementing fun ways to save energy with your kids. While their minds are open to learning new things, what better time to teach them about energy? At UGI Energy Services, our goal is to show you that energy is not a scary topic and can be a great subject to discuss with your kids. Working towards energy savings can be a fun, rewarding, and lucrative effort in which the whole family can get involved!
What’s the Best Natural Gas Purchasing Strategy for your Organization?
Author: Ryan McCormick, Regional Energy Manager
Like most companies and organizations, energy costs are a significant portion of your operating budget. If you are not prepared, energy market price fluctuations can quickly become volatile and create avoidable budgetary challenges. Let’s work together to take control of your energy.
When we think of Texas weather, relatively warm and temperate days come to mind, even in the winter. Last month, Northern Texas reached record-breaking cold temperatures that greatly affected residents of the state. Texans experienced freezing conditions and accumulating snowfall, and many were left without power and heat. Luckily, the temperatures are back to normal now – however, not only was North Texas affected but the rest of the nation was as well. Here at UGI Energy Services (UGIES), you can be sure that in a situation like the one just seen in Texas, we would walk you through each step of resolving these issues and how it correlates to your energy bill.
Are you ready for some football?
It’s that time of the year again! The Sunday dedicated to chicken wings, pizza, cold drinks & yelling at a TV screen. That’s right – Super Bowl Sunday is quickly arriving. On February 7th we will be graced by the Kansas City Chiefs and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers dominating our living rooms – fighting for the prize that is held most glory – the Super Bowl ring! Can you tell we are excited? But what does all of this have to do with energy?
With the winter season quickly approaching, energy supplier UGI Energy Services is starting to see an influx of questions related to the uncertainty of energy costs during the upcoming winter. While the weather and the energy market can certainly be volatile at times, there are many things that businesses can do to mitigate the risks associated with their natural gas and electricity costs.
We sat down with Mike Trymbiski, UGIES Regional Sales Manager, to ask some of the most frequently asked questions. These answers should help give local businesses a better understanding of how they can keep high energy costs – if not the cold weather – at bay.
Winter weather is knocking at our door, and as the temperature drops your energy consumption will rise. But by how much? There are steps you can take to make your business more energy-efficient and lower your energy bills this winter. Here are our top tips for a toasty, snuggly, and energy efficient winter season.