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Employee Spotlight: Why I believe in i.c.stars

October 19, 2017

This story was written by Adam Luck and originally appeared on his blog, adamjluck.com. Since getting involved with i.c.stars, we are thrilled to have brought one graduate on-board full-time!

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What’s the Energy Forecast? Weathering Weather Changes in the Energy Market

October 13, 2017

Just like meteorologists on television predict how the weather might affect your weekend plans, there are meteorologists off screen who predict how the weather will impact the demand of energy commodities like natural gas and electricity.

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Why a Team of IGS Employees Sent a SQL Server to Space*

September 27, 2017

Without giving away any spoilers, the result was pretty awesome.

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3 Myths about Computers and Electricity

September 10, 2017

Being an energy-conscious consumer means knowing what small steps you can take to ensure that your limiting your energy usage when possible. Here we debunk 3 common myths about computer power use.

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Understanding Your Residential Natural Gas and Electric Rates: 5 Factors to Consider

August 1, 2017
understanding the price of your energy bill.

Have you ever looked at your utility bill and wondered where the price you pay for your energy comes from? Depending on where you live, what time of year it is, and what’s going on around the world, the price of your natural gas and electricity can fluctuate. Learn about five factors that can drive that pricing.”

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Expect the Unexpected with Utility Line Protection

July 17, 2017

Did you know that you’re responsible for the cost of repairs if your lines or pipes fail (from normal wear and tear)? Seems like something homeowners insurance should cover, right? Unfortunately, most policies don’t.

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Solar: Powering On When the Sun Isn’t Out

July 10, 2017

Solar energy systems run on sunlight, which leaves many to wonder if cloudy days or notoriously overcast areas can negatively impact the ability to power the lights in their homes. Green energy companies have found some workarounds to help create energy when things are gloomy. Read more for details.

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What Are Solar Incentives?

July 6, 2017

Curious about going solar and what it could mean for your business? If your organization is like many others, finding effective ways to meet your bottom line is everything. When it comes to the energy keeping your business thriving, controlling your long-term costs is critical. And if renewables are appealing to your company, solar can […]

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Prepping Your Air Conditioner (A/C) for the Warmer Months

June 14, 2017

With summer in full swing and temperatures already climbing, it’s important to make sure relief is within reach. Before you crank your thermostat to battle those piping hot temps outside, there are a few things you need to do to make sure your air conditioner is functioning properly and efficiently:

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It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No, it’s the IGS Energy Blimp!

June 8, 2017

Meet the experts behind the IGS Energy Blimp as well as read some tips to winning some of the goodies that drop down during Columbus Blue Jackets games!

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