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

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

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?

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

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

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

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

Protecting your trees from emerald ash borers

July 22, 2015, Guest Blogger

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

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Tune up to cool down!

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

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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Get empowered with outage alerts

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?

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

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

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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Hassle-free, community solar offered through WH Solar

Hassle-free, community solar offered through WH Solar

March 13, 2015, Guest Blogger

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?

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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Family Fun at Wright-Hennepin's Annual Meeting

Family Fun at Wright-Hennepin's Annual Meeting

March 10, 2015, Jen Virnig

Find out what's in store at Wright-Hennepin's 78th Annual Meeting on March 26!

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Ensuring Your Electric Bill Doesn't Increase While You're Away

Ensuring Your Electric Bill Doesn't Increase While You're Away

February 24, 2015,

Learn how you can avoid unexpected increases in your electric bill, and monitor your daily energy use MyMeter.

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New Year's energy efficiency resolutions for your home

New Year's energy efficiency resolutions for your home

January 13, 2015, Guest Blogger

Start off the new year by saving some money on your energy bill with these tips.

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