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Burn Center Pioneer Dies at Age 103

John Stackhouse founded the center with electric co-ops nearly 40 years ago

Landscaping For Energy Efficiency

Stragegic placement can yield year-round benefits

Look Abroad for Energy Saving Inspiration

International communities are experts at doing more with less

Saving Energy After a New Baby

Ways to save amid the diaper changes and late-night feedings

How to Upgrade Your Home’s Lighting

Switch things up with stylish, efficient lighting for your home

Guilt-Free Streaming

The right equipment keeps the episodes rolling without breaking the bank

Warmer Weather, Time to Test!

Changing seasons means it's time to check your HVAC system

Lighter Laundry, Less Time

Not all loads are created equal

7 Low-Cost Energy Tips for Renters

Tame winter chills without breaking the bank

Save Energy by Shopping Local

Surprising ways to limit energy use outside the home

Electricity is Increasingly the ‘Fuel’ of Choice

A new report projects electricity demand to surge by 2040

Co-op Tech: Life on a Microgrid

A Brunswick County neighborhood has earned an innovative distinction

An Outlet for Energy Savings

Energy-saving wall outlets are effective and easy to install

Insulation Blankets for Water Heaters

Is your hot water tank warm to the touch?

Electric Power is Key to the Future of a Bolivian Village

NC co-op volunteers will travel to Laphía through the ‘Brighter World’ initiative