Follow best practices for any outdoor burning you undertake. Otherwise, the results may get dangerous and expensive.
Why it pays to use this test to determine the energy efficiency of your new home or remodeling project.
An expert home appraiser shares details about why making your home more energy efficient can pay dividends in lower utility bills and a higher price when selling.
Have your older electrical wiring checked by a qualified electrician. There are several reasons why old wiring can be a fire danger.
Typical Iowa winter weather can mean a load of snow sitting up on your roof. If heat is leaking out of your house, that snow can cause a common winter problem called “ice damming.”
We believe that the greenest kilowatt-hour is the one that you never use. Our cooperative is a not-for-profit electric cooperative providing safe, reliable, affordable, and environmentally responsible power to our members living in western Iowa. We offer a wide variety of incentives to save energy and to save you money. Here are our Top 5...
When winter hits with full force, our home may need a boost of heat beyond our furnace system. A portable heater offers relief but use it safely.
Old, outdated electronic items need a proper “burial,” don’t just toss them into the trash.
Candles throw off a warm glow, lighting your dinner table or brightening your holiday décor. However, an open flame is a fire danger.
These smart products also make smart presents, as their energy savings and convenience are gifts that keep on giving.