Environmental and Home Energy Blog

Beware of Imposter Emails and Telephone Scams!

Energy scams are a growing problem across the country. People presenting themselves as “sales representatives” are using manipulation tactics to gain access to your personal information. Stay safe and know how to protect yourself from Spring Power & Gas imposter scams. Learn how to identify call or email scams with [...]

2022-09-21T11:49:57-04:00September 21st, 2022|

Why There’s Increased Energy Costs and What You Can Do to Save Energy

With summer comes increased energy costs—which hasn’t changed this year. But there are plenty of ways to keep energy usage down this summer.  How Is the Price of Electricity Determined? Among other factors, the cost of electricity is determined by how much it takes different companies to provide energy. Technically [...]

2022-08-23T17:40:05-04:00August 23rd, 2022|

9 Tips on How to Cool a Room Naturally This Summer

Summer is in full swing, which means you might wake up hot and sticky in the middle of the night. Heatwaves and unforgiving temperatures can make summertime much less enjoyable, especially when you can’t find relief. While the warmth is pleasant when you’re outside hosting BBQs, at the beach or [...]

2022-08-04T12:19:04-04:00August 4th, 2022|

What is Sustainable Living? A Beginner’s Guide

You’ve probably heard the phrase sustainable living on social media, in the title of your favorite blogger’s posts, and from your friends' mouths. But what is sustainable living, really? It’s more than a buzzword—it’s a complex ethos that translates to a practical way of making a difference. In this article, [...]

2022-05-12T13:49:22-04:00May 9th, 2022|

How to Increase Energy Savings with Home Air Sealing

Home air sealing is the process of identifying and sealing points in your home that allow air from the outside to leak inside. This often requires a fairly extensive search of the house. While common air entry points can be quickly found in doorways and window seams, cracks in your [...]

2022-07-13T14:34:03-04:00April 12th, 2022|

8 Plants That Improve Air Quality

Are you looking for plants that improve air quality? We have good news for you: Every plant improves air quality—at least to some extent. Whether that improvement is measurable is a different matter (but we’ll get into that later). Let’s go over how plants improve air quality, the science behind [...]

2022-04-04T11:01:35-04:00March 21st, 2022|

Energy Price Increases for Consumers in 2022

For many of us, 2021 and 2022 have been trying years. The pandemic that began last year continues to affect our daily lives. We’re seeing this reflected in increased energy prices for consumers, even causing some to switch energy suppliers.  Despite having been impacted by a variety of world events, [...]

2022-04-05T16:10:38-04:00March 18th, 2022|
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