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Take control of the energy you use with these tips, programs and trends.

Clothes Dryers: Use Only as Intended

Venting dryers indoors is no longer considered a safe option

The Evolution of Holiday Lighting

New LED options can help cut long-term costs

Foaming a Crawl Space

Take the proper steps when considering spray foam insulation

U.S. Rep. Foxx Meets with Co-op Leaders

Surry-Yadkin EMC discussed topics important to its members

An Encyclopedia of Modern Electricity

A new report provides a clear overview of our ever-evolving power grid

How Smart Should Your Thermostat Be?

What to consider before replacing your thermostat

Jones-Onslow EMC Supports Solar School

Queens Creek Elementary recently installed a solar PV system

A New Application for Bronze-Age Kiln Bricks

‘Firebricks’ could store energy from renewable generation

Snug as a bug

Rugs provide insulation to keep the cold out

Staying in hot water

Insulating water pipes can mean big savings

Sizing Up Ductless Heat Pumps

A ductless system can help heat and cool on a budget

NC Co-ops and Employees Donate for Disaster Recovery

In 2017, nearly $12,000 has supported communities in times of need

Is an Electric Vehicle Right for You?

Weigh the pros and cons of owning an EV