Upgrading Heat Pump Efficiency

Q: We have a heat pump that has served us well, but as we start gearing up for winter, I’ve been wondering about the latest and greatest in the technology.

Back to School Energy Savings

Q: My kids recently returned to school, and I want to manage this adjustment along with my energy bill. What are things I should keep in mind? A: Some of the biggest […]

Backup Power Options

Q: With summer storm season here, I want to be as prepared as possible in case my power goes out. With new backup power options seeming to come to the marketplace […]

‘The Ceiling is the Roof’ for Home Upgrades

Q: I’ll be replacing my damaged roof soon and was wondering if I might be able to knock out other home improvement projects at the same time. How might […]

Sprinkling Energy Savings in the Garden

Q: One of my New Year’s resolutions was to start my own garden and take better care of my yard. What are some energy considerations to keep in mind […]

Warm Clothes Wherever You Go

Q: I enjoy working and spending time outdoors and was fortunate enough to receive a heated jacket for the holidays. I had never seen a jacket with a battery […]

Caring for Animals and Pets, Efficiently

Q: We currently own a dog, a cat and a few chickens. We’re thinking about expanding our small backyard farm and adding a few more animals. What are some […]

Advanced Energy Welcomes Aaron Kienow as a Building Performance Analyst

Advanced Energy is excited to welcome Aaron Kienow as a building performance analyst. Aaron was born and raised in Dayton, Ohio, and moved to North Carolina after high school. He […]

Give Your Home a Break While on Vacation

Q: I’m going on vacation soon and was wondering what steps I can take now to save energy while I’m gone. Any advice? A: Yes, there are several […]

Swimming in Savings

Q: I read somewhere that my pool pump is one of the biggest energy users in my home. Is that true? What can I do to make it more […]