It’s the most wonderful time of the year! While the trees are trimmed, the lights are brightly shining, and as you look to finish your holiday shopping list – energy savings may not be the first thing on your mind. However, even during the holidays, it’s important to keep energy efficiency in mind, so that those twinkling lights and electronics don’t spike up the electric bill.
Summer has ended and we’re officially in the cool weather of fall, preparing for winter weather. The colder months often bring higher energy bills for business owners. For many, heating your building is one of your largest expenses. According to U.S. Energy Information Administration data, commercial businesses use about 28% of the total energy consumption in the U.S.
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!
It’s official, July has arrived! This means summer is in full swing and there are many opportunities for entertaining. We love a nice sunny day, burgers on the grill, and a dip in the pool (or sprinkler!). Whether you are hosting a small cookout or a big summer bash, we’re here to help you save energy all while being a relaxed host. Entertaining shouldn’t be stressful and you don’t need the thought of lingering high energy costs to ruin your party. This July Fourth weekend, we hope that you enjoy family, friends, and energy savings. It’s our wish that you see fireworks, just not when opening your energy bill this month. So sit back, grab a cold beverage, and let us give you tips to make effortless entertaining a reality.
Picture this – It is a blazing hot summer day in the middle of July. You are working from home and desperately trying to stay cool. In the back of your mind you see dollar signs every time you lower the thermostat. As sweat drips down your face on a Zoom call, the panic starts to ensue. What if we told you there was a way to lessen that impending doom. Well look no further, we are here to help! By following some simple suggestions to improve energy efficiency, you can reduce your energy costs while enjoying the comforts of a crisp, cool home or business all summer long.
Spring has sprung! Gone are the days of frigid temps, snowy nights & having to heat up your car before going anywhere! (Okay, so maybe it did snow this week, but we can have high hopes it was the last one of the season!) Spirits are high and everyone is happy to be able to be outside instead of cooped up at home or in the office. Spring is an opportunity to start clean and refresh everything for the warmer months ahead. This goes for more than just one’s self and wellbeing – it also applies to the home & to the business! We have put together some ways to prepare your office or business for spring – and we hope this allows for a fresh start for this season.
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.
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.