How to Keep Your House Warm in Winter
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    As winter temperatures start to settle in, you might be ready to crank up the heat. Unfortunately, though, keeping your home warm in the dead of winter often means a higher energy bill.

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    What is a Watt?
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    Let’s say you buy a light bulb with ‘100 watts’ printed on it. And when you pay your utility bill, you can see that your energy usage is measured in kilowatt hours. The watt is obviously some unit of measurement, but what is the watt, really?

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    What is Net Metering?
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    Net metering is a process that allows the unused electricity that privately owned solar panels, wind generators, and other forms of renewable energy generation are creating to be redistributed back into the shared power grid.

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    How Can I Reduce My Electric Bill in the Summer?
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    Running the AC at full blast might bring comfort on hot days, but nobody likes the high utility bills that typically follow. Let’s look at how to better manage your electricity costs this summer—while staying comfortable!

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    What is this outlet with test and reset buttons?
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    The GFCI outlet was designed to measure the power flowing in and out of the plug to make sure there is a balance. It measures electrical charges as small as 5 milliamps for any variation and when it finds a difference, the outlet “pops”, or breaks the flow of electricity.

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