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I selected an energy supplier and now my utility bill looks different!

May 23, 2017
Changes in utility bill after choosing a supplier

Congratulations on making the decision to select an energy supplier! Though your service won’t change with your utility, you have taken an important step in taking control of your monthly energy budget. No matter what supplier you’ve selected, your utility will still continue to service your lines and wires, and will continue to deliver your […]

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Moving? Avoid big problems by keeping up with these small tasks.

May 10, 2017

Whether you’re moving across the country or one street over, there are a million things to do, think about, and pay for that can stress out even the most easy-going people. Packing boxes, moving them up and down stairs, and then unpacking those boxes takes a lot out of you. When it’s all said and […]

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Happy Arbor Day! Four Ways Trees can Help Save Energy

April 26, 2017

National Arbor Day is Friday, April 28 – a day dedicated to planting, and celebrating, trees. The first Arbor Day was observed on April 10, 1872, after J. Sterling Morton, a journalist who advocated for tree planting in his writing, proposed a day dedicated to planting trees. The day has since become nationally recognized and […]

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IGS Community Spotlight: City Rescue Mission, New Castle Pennsylvania

April 17, 2017

This year, Home Energy Consultants and staff members at the Cranberry Township, PA office, in particular, spent their Day of Service at the City Rescue Mission in New Castle, PA.

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What is Home Protection?

What is Home Protection

Most homeowners insurance doesn’t cover utility lines or HVAC system failures. What can you do to cut this potentially costly situation off at the pass? 

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4 Simple Ways to Make an Impact on Earth Day

April 13, 2017

The news is filled with stories about how our planet is deteriorating. It can get overwhelming (and expensive) trying to keep up with all the ways you can reduce your impact on the earth. But, if each of us took just a few simple steps to take care of our world, the effects would be […]

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Renting an apartment? You can still take control of your energy usage.

April 5, 2017

A common misconception in the renters’ world is that there is nothing you can do to control your energy. Read more about what you can do.

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How can I ‘go green’ without going off the grid?

March 29, 2017

As science continues to present convincing evidence that human life significantly affects the health and sustainability of the Earth we live on, countless business, cities, and even entire countries around the world have brought new life to green, or renewable, energy. Often we picture going ‘green’ as taking measures to go off-grid or cut all […]

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Heating and Cooling: Reduce Your Usage While Staying Comfortable at Home.

February 28, 2017
Reduce Energy Usage with Losing Comfort | IGS Energy

During the winter and summer months, energy bills tend to be higher. When extreme temperatures strike, it takes a significant amount of electricity or natural gas to maintain a comfortable climate indoors. Heating and cooling account for almost half of the energy use in a typical U.S. home. SOURCE: Energy.gov Because temperature control, on average, […]

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6 Innovations That Could Change the Future of Energy

February 25, 2017

There are some new technologies that may significantly change the way we consume energy over the next 5 to 10 years. Here are some of the new energy innovations that top the list:

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