Solar Power Adoption in Seattle

July 1st, 2015

According to the group Solar Power Rocks which documents adoption of solar across the country, Washington State falls in the middle of the pack with a C grade. We’re only 26th in the nation in solar capacity. With our love…

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Homeowner with the Blues

Avoiding the Home Buyer’s Blues

June 24th, 2015

Recent home buyers, you are not alone if you are singing the home buyer’s blues. In a 2015 survey conducted by Washington Energy Services among Western Washington homeowners*, a whopping 52% shared that their newly purchased home came with at…

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Air Conditioning History

Air Conditioning History and Timeline

June 17th, 2015

Ever since the discovery of fire, heating has played an essential role in the design of human living spaces. But it’s a little different with air conditioning. Nowadays we have a hard time imagining the sweltering hot temperature of some…

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2015 Top Home Trends for a Green Makeover

2015 Top Home Trends for a Green Makeover

June 11th, 2015

Planning a summer upgrade to make your home more beautiful and comfortable? You don’t have to give up on saving the planet. Going eco-friendly on home projects is easier than it used to be, as more manufacturers have responded to…

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Love it, Leave it or Fix it

May 26th, 2015

Whether you love it or hate it – one thing is certain, home improvements and repairs come with the territory. Homeowners in Western Washington revealed what made their lists in 2015 in our Northwest Energy Survey.     Share this…

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10 Signs You Need New Siding

May 21st, 2015

Unless there’s an obvious gaping hole, most homeowners don’t make it a priority to replace their siding. Unfortunately, that might be a mistake. Siding doesn’t last forever, and when it starts to get old and crack, it can lead to…

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Why Utility Companies Provide Rebates

May 12th, 2015

Why are there Utility Rebates? Seattle City Light recently had a mail in offer for a free LED light bulb. It arrived in an attractive recyclable package with information about why this one bulb makes a difference. As they put…

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Air conditioning in Seattle?

Do You Really Need Air Conditioning in Seattle?

May 5th, 2015

When you think of Seattle, you probably picture mild temperatures and overcast skies, which is the average weather forecast for most of the year. But when the summer heat reaches the high 80s and 90s, you’ll have been so used…

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5 Ways to Get the Most out of your Tax Refund

April 28th, 2015

By now most Americans have filed their taxes and are dreaming about where to spend their refund. Over 40% of us get a tax refund with an average of $3000(1). While many will use their refund to pay down debt,…

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Water Conservation Ideas

10 Easy Steps You Can Take Towards Water Conservation

April 21st, 2015

In California a four year drought has led to severe water restriction legislation and a tough time for farmers. According to scientists, it started to become drier across the west coast after the last strong El Nino, which was 17…

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