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Turning computers off vs. sleep mode

What saves the most money? Putting my computer in sleep mode, or turning it off and on when I need it?

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How do I find out if my A/C is controlled by my humidistat or thermostat?

I recently replaced my A/C and the new controls will only run the A/C if BOTH the TEMPERATURE and the HUMIDITY settings are exceeded. What should I do?

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What are the best A/C settings for snowbirds?

I have my thermostat/humidistat set to 80/60 while away up north. I watch my usage via my energy dashboard, but wondered if these are the best settings to save energy and prevent issues?

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What’s the best way to heat a Florida home

What’s the best heating system to have for cold snaps: my standard A/C system with heating or should I look into investing in a heat pump?

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Which household appliances use the most electricity?

Which appliances use the most electricity in the house and contribute the most to your electric bill?

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Microwave, electric oven or slow cooker – Which uses the least energy?

What uses the least amount of energy when cooking: a microwave, electric oven or slow cooker?

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Phone chargers – Keep plugged in all the time or unplug?

Does it take more energy to leave a phone charger in the outlet, even when it isn’t charging?

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Turning the A/C up or leaving it at the same temperature. Which is better?

Is it more economical to turn the A/C up during the day and down at night, or leave it at the same temperature all day? 

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When to replace an A/C unit

How do I know when it is time to replace a functioning heat pump air-conditioning unit with a new, more energy-efficient system?

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Turning a Light Off Versus Leaving It On

I was once told that it takes more energy to turn a light on and off than it does to just leave it on for 10 minutes or so. Is this true?

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