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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.

Cold Weather Energy-Saving Tips

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?

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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How to reduce energy use in the kitchen

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

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

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

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

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 landscaping can help you save energy

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

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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Day to day energy saving tips for families to practice this summer

Day to day energy saving tips for families to practice this summer

August 8, 2013, Scott Thompson

You and your family can work together to save energy. Begin with these simple ideas today.

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What is an electric car?

What is an electric car?

August 8, 2013, Mike Hofmann

Learn why electric cars are growing in popularity and what makes them unique.

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Encouraging news for your cooperative in the Minnesota Court of Appeals ruling on stray voltage

July 25, 2013, Mark Vogt

For the record, we are pleased with the rulings that came out of the Minnesota Court of Appeals late Friday, July 19, regarding the stray voltage lawsuit brought against the cooperative by a WH member.…

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What is an electric car?

What is an electric car?

July 22, 2013, Mike Hofmann

Electric cars are growing in popularity. Learn more about the history of electric cars, how they run, gas mileage and more.

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What is an electric car?

What is an electric car?

July 19, 2013, Mike Hofmann

Learn why electric cars are unique and why they are growing in popularity.

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How to save energy with Outdoor Lighting

How to save energy with Outdoor Lighting

July 15, 2013, Mike Hofmann

Outdoor lighting plays a crucial role in creating a home. Learn how you can experience the benefits of outdoor lighting while saving energy.

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