Happy Summer Solstice!

Today is the day FPL arrived to install a remote device to be able to turn off my A/C unit for up to 3 hours a day during peak hours of electric usage from April to October.  There are other options like 15 minutes of every hour, but I decided to see how the 3 … Continue reading Happy Summer Solstice!

Inexpensive Duct testing for FP&L customers

Florida Power and Light is offering inexpensive duct testing and rebates to repair duct work in single and multi-family houses. In an earlier post, "Is one third of your electric bill spent on your attic?",  the GreenBuildingAdvisor provided a diagram of a house with a more detailed analysis of duct systems.  Read about FPL's costs and … Continue reading Inexpensive Duct testing for FP&L customers

Energy Savings for US through Utility Companies

On a recent trip to the Phoenix, Arizona area, I tried to be cognizant of as many energy savings methods used in that area of the country.  Arizona obviously has abundances in areas that Florida has less and vice versa.  Regardless, all States are working towards conserving as much of their natural resources and reducing … Continue reading Energy Savings for US through Utility Companies