Dear Kate, If you had to pick just one habit to save energy, what would it be? Signed, Get me…

Dear Kate, We’re thinking about solar for our home, and possibly an electric car sometime in the future. Seems pretty…

Dear Kate, What are energy vampires? Sounds scary, but I hear that a lot. Signed, An Energy Horror Story? Dear…

Will California’s new standards lead to bad showers? Fear not, there are lots of good low-flow showerheads out there. Your…

Most people would agree that riding a bicycle is good for you. However, riding a bicycle is not only good…

Dear Kate, Our water heater is in a back closet, and quite frankly, we never see it. Out of sight,…

Dear Kate, Sales guys are knocking on my door trying to sell me on switching from my oil furnace to…

Dear Kate, How can I tell if my energy use is high or low? I really don’t even know what…

As the summer winds down, the temperatures seem to keep going up! This doesn’t mean that you have to blast…

Dear Kate, My fridge is old, but works fine. It took some energy to make, and it seems to me…

Dear Kate, My kids leave a lot of lights on. I try to run around and turn them off, but…

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle! You’ve surely heard it before.  The “three Rs” of waste reduction, often represented by the triple arrow…

Dear Kate, We’re tired of being cold in the winter, so we’re ready to take avantage of our utility’s special…

Climate change was the hot topic last week, with a steady stream of data, opinions, and aspirations coming out of…

There are hidden energy hogs in your home, and they have nothing to do with your thermostat. Your connected devices…

Dear Kate, I really hate CFLs. These light bulbs just look ugly and their light is harsh. Yet, everyone says…

There is a great deal of advice out there on how to make green purchases, guiding consumers through a maze…

October is Energy Awareness Month, which is leading to all sorts of interesting news stories. One of the most quoted…

When you get your electricity bill at the end of the month, you know how much power you used but…