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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.

Wright-Hennepin is Starting a Third Solar Community

August 5, 2014, Todd Jude

Wright-Hennepin (WH) is introducing a very unique way to own solar by pairing two popular options: community solar and $0-down pricing!

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Energy Star Products Qualify for Tax Credits Through 2016

August 2, 2014, Scott Thompson

Did you know that a variety of Energy Star products qualify for tax credits? Read to find out more.

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The benefits of air source heat pumps

July 7, 2014, Scott Thompson

Learn how air source heat pumps are beneficial.

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Tips to keep your home cool this summer

June 26, 2014, Todd Jude

Learn how you can keep your home cool this summer while also saving on energy costs.

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Use an Advanced Power Strip to Save Energy and Money

June 24, 2014, Phil Glawe

Learn how using advanced power strips can save you energy and money!

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Why it is important to maintain your air conditioner

May 22, 2014, Todd Jude

Learn how taking care of your AC unit can help extend its life and help it run more efficiently.

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Receive a Free Electric Water Heater With Wright-Hennepin's new EZ Water Heating Program

April 30, 2014, Phil Glawe

If you are considering replacing your old electric or gas water heater and you didn’t exactly get the mileage out that tax refund check you had planned, we may have a solution for you to make your life…

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Comparing propane to Off-peak electric heating systems

March 27, 2014, Scott Thompson

Learn how you can save money with WH's Off-Peak Dual Fuel program.

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Why WH cycles air conditioners during the summer

March 25, 2014, Scott Thompson

Learn why WH cycles air conditioners during the summer months.

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Cold Weather Energy-Saving Tips

January 31, 2014, Todd Jude

Have you noticed that the local weathermen have nothing nice to say lately? This has been a very cold winter and it sounds like it could be a bit before it gets better. With that in mind, the …

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What are Phantom Loads?

January 8, 2014, Todd Jude

Have you ever heard of the term, "phantom load"? Read to learn about phantom loads and how you can stop them in your home.

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What to look for when purchasing a new television

December 23, 2013, Mike Hofmann

A few tips for buying a new television

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How to reduce energy use in the kitchen

December 17, 2013, Todd Jude

Did you know that the kitchen typically uses the most energy compared to other rooms in a home? Learn how to save while using your kitchen.

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Save energy during the holidays

November 22, 2013, Phil Glawe

Learn how you can save energy for the holidays.

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Propane Heating compared to Electric Off-Peak Heating

October 22, 2013, Scott Thompson

Are you looking to save on your heating costs this winter? We can help!

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Electric options for your propane or fuel oil heating system

October 21, 2013, Todd Jude

Learn how adding a plenum heater to your forced air system will save you money

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Tips for using household appliances more efficiently

October 2, 2013, Mike Hofmann

While appliances use a large amount of energy, there are numerous ways to use them more efficiently.

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How a Home Energy Assessment can help you save energy

August 30, 2013, Phil Glawe

Save money by completing a Home Energy Assessment.

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How landscaping can help you save energy

August 16, 2013, Mike Hofmann

Learn how landscaping your property can help you save energy all year long.

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How you can save with a Programmable Thermostat

August 12, 2013, Todd Jude

Discover how you can reduce your use of heating and cooling energy with a programmable thermostat.

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