The Utility Bill Strikes – Strike Back with Energy Efficiency!

brad Electrical, Energy Efficiency, Going Green, Heating

There are few worse feelings as a homeowner than cracking open an envelope from the utility company and realizing that the bill is a lot higher than you were expecting. We’ve all been there, and it’s a major downer. Fear not, though, because there’s something you can do about it! With a little bit of a can-do attitude and some minor expenses, you can tackle the problem head-on and cut down on your utility costs. Energy efficiency is the name of …

10 Aromatic Houseplants That Will Make Your Home Smell Fantastic

brad Going Green, Plants

Here at HEP, our main goal is to improve the quality of life for our customers, our friends, and our families. In some of our blog posts, we like to recommend ways to save money by going green, like installing efficient LED lights or solar attic fans for your roof. We’ve mentioned air quality, and how you can improve it with affordable options like houseplants. Today, we’re going to present our top 10 list of aromatic houseplants that will make …

LED Lighting – Make the Switch Before You Flip the Switch!

brad Electrical, Going Green, Uncategorized

“A penny saved is a penny earned.” We all like saving money – we use coupons, opt for membership rewards, and embrace the DIY mentality. But sometimes it’s hard to spot the opportunities to save those precious pennies. One of the best long-term investments you can make both to your house and your wallet is to go green – and that’s why we’re going to talk about what you can do to cut down on your electric bill with LED …

How Plants Can Enhance Your Air Quality

brad Going Green, Plants

Back in June, we posted a blog about indoor air quality and steps you can take to improve it. If you’re looking to aggressively tackle the situation, HEP can definitely provide a variety of options – from efficient air filters all the way to units such as the Trane CleanEffects or REME HALO. For more information regarding these units, please refer to the aforementioned blog post or call HEP today to speak to one of our customer service representatives. What …

Solar Attic Fans – Going Green, Starting from the Top

brad Attic Fans, Going Green, Roofing, Solar, Uncategorized

Going green means a lot more than just supporting the welfare of the environment – it means supporting your wallet, too. We’ve all seen some of the ways you can make your home more energy-efficient: replacing your light bulbs with CFL (Compact Fluorescent Light) bulbs, turning off the lights and air conditioner when you’re out, installing a low-flow toilet/shower head…etc.  But have you considered what you can do with your roof? Let’s talk about solar attic fans.