Energy efficiency in the summer starts with the home’s biggest energy user: air conditioning.
The spring-cleaning sweep of your home is the perfect time to make sure all appliances are functioning properly, boost energy efficiency and prepare for the summer. In the typical Tucson house, more than 40 percent of each month’s electricity is used by plugged-in appliances. Vent fans and clothes dryers are used almost every day, yet
By planning ahead, you can stay safe and minimize the inconvenience of a storm-related power outage. First and foremost, avoid dangerous situations. The best way to avoid lightning, flash floods and other inclement weather is to stay inside. Stay up to date on current weather forecasts — especially notifications issued for severe weather — and
Many appliances and devices around your house draw power — and cost you money — when they’re off but still plugged in.