Tips on power usage in North Carolina - Carolina Country

Energy Advice

Energy efficient tips to use at home

In the kitchen

Heat up your energy savings with these cooking tips

The importance of insulation

Determining the amount is the key to energy savings

Sealing in savings

How to insulate an attic access cover

Shade for savings

Strategic plantings can prune your electric bill

Taming “phantom loads”

Control energy used by appliances and electronics that stay on even when not in use

Sizing up storm doors

A variety of options to meet ventilation and budget needs

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Cooling warm rooms

Lighting outdoor spaces

Keep energy costs in focus when selecting lighting for entertaining and security

Cooking efficiently

Clever methods help you cut energy costs for holiday meals

Choosing an HVAC contractor

What to look for and expect

Energy-efficient landscaping

Smart tree placement can lower your electric bill and increase comfort year-round

Keeping it comfy

Covering your pool reduces heat loss and your power bill