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Your source for all things energy-related: the WH blog offers energy-saving tips, maintenance guidelines, program information and much more.

Maintaining your water heater is invaluable

November 5, 2015, Darrell Erickson

A few preventative measures and maintenance procedures can keep your water heater operating properly and help you save money.

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Tree-trimming weather: the chillier the better

October 21, 2015, Guest Blogger

As temperatures cool trees become dormant, offering perfect timing for tree trimming because of a reduced risk of spreading diseases.

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An update on the Bantam Solar project

October 15, 2015, Josh Randt

Taking a look at the construction of the first-ever Bantam Solar project between Wright-Hennepin Cooperative Electric Association and the City of Rockford.

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Maintaining Your Refrigerator and Freezer is an Easy way to Save Money and Conserve Energy

September 30, 2015, Darrell Erickson

There are a few things you can do to conserve energy with your fridge and freezer to save money while ensuring they are running properly.

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The secret to comfort: air distribution

September 22, 2015, Grant Bowman

A properly designed air distribution system will allow your equipment to run efficiently and won't require an extra oversized motor that will cost more to operate.

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What is an air source heat pump?

September 15, 2015, Nathan Karels

Learn about air source heat pumps: an energy-efficient alternative to your furnace and air conditioner.

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How to properly maintain your mechanical ventilation system

September 8, 2015, Grant Bowman

Whether you hire a technician, or want to take some of the maintenance into your own hands, learn about the importance of maintaining your mechanical ventilation system with this blog.

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WH Solar frequently asked questions

August 11, 2015

Questions about community solar and other offerings from WH Solar? This blog addresses some of our most frequently asked questions.

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Keeping your house cool beyond AC

August 4, 2015, Nathan Karels

When the heat rises most of us simply turn up our air conditioners. But this blog has tips on how to cool your home in other ways.

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Protecting your trees from emerald ash borers

July 22, 2015, Phil Glawe

Learn how you can protect your trees from emerald ash borers in this blog.

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Tune up to cool down!

July 9, 2015, Darrell Erickson

Want your air conditioner running at peak performance? Read this blog about AC maintenance, and stay cool this summer.

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Your electric bill is a fountain of knowledge

June 26, 2015, Chrissy Emery

Your electric bill tells you more than just how much your monthly electric costs are. Read this blog to see how it can help save you money.

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Keep your house cool and energy bill low with these summer energy-saving tips

June 19, 2015,

Use these tips to save some extra money this summer.

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Get empowered with outage alerts

June 11, 2015, Jen Virnig

Don't get left in the dark. Find out how outage alerts from WH can keep you informed during a power outage.

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Appliance w(h)att?

April 29, 2015, Josh Randt

Wondering how much energy that old fridge and other household appliances use? Read this blog on appliance wattage, which could help you save on your electric bill.

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Earth Day, the cooperative Way

April 22, 2015, Josh Randt

Wright-Hennepin Electric takes pride in its year-round conservation efforts. Find out steps your cooperative is taking to make our planet a better place.

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The sky's the limit on solar production during summer

April 7, 2015, Josh Randt

The summer months are the best time to generate solar power. Find out why with this blog.

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Protect Your Appliances and set Your Mind at Ease With WH Appliance Repair

March 31, 2015, Chrissy Emery

Never worry about expensive repair bills or calling all over town to find a technician again!

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Hassle-free, community solar offered through WH Solar

March 13, 2015, Steve Nisbet

This blog explores the multiple options for community solar that consumers can take advantage of through WH Solar.

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What is community solar?

March 13, 2015, Josh Randt

Find out just what solar communities are all about, and why they are the perfect renewable energy option.

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