Advanced Energy Blog

Get a Jump on Cold Weather

By Jonathan Susser | August 27, 2020

Q: Winter and its customary high energy bills have a way of sneaking up on me. What are some tips for saving money this year? A: Winter will be here before we know it, but it doesn’t have to mean[…]

Charging Up at Home

By Jonathan Susser | July 23, 2020

Although the financial, environmental and performance benefits of electric vehicles (EVs) often get the most attention, another perk is their convenience. What if, rather than having to stop at a gas station on your way home from work or an[…]

Keeping Track of Energy Use at Home

By Jonathan Susser | July 7, 2020

Q: Having additional time at home has made me more aware of just how many devices and appliances use electricity. How can I tell how much energy they’re consuming, and what actually makes up my electric bill each month? A:[…]

Deciding “Yes” on Solar

By Jonathan Susser | June 27, 2020

This article was written by Luke Henry, one of our distributed utility technical specialists. You’ve done the research and have decided to install solar at your home. What’s next to keep the process moving? To know what else to expect[…]

Is it smart to invest in smart home technology?

By Jonathan Susser | June 15, 2020

Approximately 80% of Americans have smartphones, but other forms of smart technology — technology that gives users more ways to customize their home — are growing in popularity. These devices offer new levels of control, freedom and security and can[…]

House Hunting for Energy Efficiency

By Jonathan Susser | May 22, 2020

Perhaps another factor in your home search should be energy efficiency. What does an energy efficient home look like? Often, it looks nearly identical to a less efficient home, but there are some strong indicators that a home may have[…]

What to Know Before Installing Solar at Home

By Jonathan Susser | May 20, 2020

This article was written by Luke Henry, one of our distributed utility technical specialists. Looking into home solar can be exciting but also a bit daunting. Below, we outline a few areas worth knowing about, including components, characteristics, locations, sizing,[…]

SystemVision COVID-19 Updates

By Kristi Brodd | April 21, 2020

For the past 20 years, Advanced Energy has been proud to manage the SystemVision program. With nearly 6,000 homes certified, we are grateful to all of our affiliates, builders, raters, tradespeople and invested partners. Without you there truly would not[…]