Tips on power usage in North Carolina - Carolina Country

Energy Advice

Energy efficient tips to use at home

Using less A/C

Tips to help you stay comfortably cool this summer

Upgrade and Save

Running old, inefficient appliances may cost you more than you think

Hot options

When purchasing a water heater, size and energy factor rating matter

Changing minds to change lightbulbs

Durham student working to inspire people in her community

Get Cool

How to buy a new air‑conditioning system

Zone control

Automatic zone systems adjust temperatures of individual rooms

Touch-control faucets

New options are convenient and efficient for kitchen tasks

Cooking efficiently

Clever methods help you cut energy costs for holiday meals

See Through

The character, comfort and costs of your windows

Increasing thermal mass

Heavy materials can boost efficiency and comfort in your home

Ductless heat pumps

A recent and efficient technology

Draft dodgers

Weatherstripping keeps your home cozy