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Pump Up Your Pool’s Efficiency

Soak up these pool efficiency tips to save money while maintaining your personal, pristine oasis. Each pool is equipped with an energy guzzler: the pump. The bigger the pump, the higher the power bill. Make sure your pool uses the smallest pump possible. New products like variable-speed pumps offer a good way to save. A […]

Solar Lighting Information

As prices for solar technology drop, many manufacturers are harnessing the sun to help consumers add solar “flair” outdoors. While solar lights aren’t typically as bright as traditional outdoor light options, by keeping a few rules of thumb in mind you can get the brightest benefit from sun-powered lights. What to consider Solar lighting takes […]


You can trim your electric bill all year long by taking a few simple steps. Here’s a list of Access Energy Cooperative’s recommendations for year-round energy and money savings! January Lowering your thermostat just a few degrees during winter months can save as much as $85 per year. Programmable thermostats make it easy to save […]

Caulk up the Savings

The greatest sources of heating and cooling losses in your home are often invisible?air leaks. As a result, controlling air leaks provides the best way to extend the life of your home, conserve energy, save money, and increase comfort. Bottom line? If you don’t tighten up your home first, money spent on insulation may be […]

Stop Air Flow; Lower Energy Bills

Our homes are an oasis for all of us—where we can kick back and get comfortable. But there’s no oasis of comfort when your home is too cold in winter or oppressively hot in the summer. If you are experiencing this in your home, it could be it is leaking air—and wasting money. One of […]