Energy Efficiency in Hotels

Here are some quick tips for energy efficiency in Hotels 1. Use low-energy lighting. Replace tungsten GLS lamps and T12 fluorescent tubes with much more energy efficient items such as T5 tubes or compact fluorescent or LED lamps. These could help you reduce the electricity you consume for lighting by up to 80%. Furthermore, some of the newer bulb types last more than eight times longer than tungsten GLS lamps,…

PSE&G Reminds Customers to Test Heating Systems Now

The thermometer still says “summer,” but chilly weather will be here before you know it. Public Service Electric and Gas Co. (PSE&G), New Jersey’s largest utility, encourages its residential gas heating customers to test their heating system now, before the first cold snap, so they can be confident it will operate safely and efficiently when temperatures begin to drop. If they have a problem starting the system, a PSE&G service…

Ramping Up Energy Efficiency Key to Address Climate Change

A recently completed study provides powerful new evidence of the vast potential of energy efficiency to reduce climate-changing pollution, cut utility bills, drive innovation, and spur economic growth. The report by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) shows how much the country has already benefited from energy-saving programs—for example, saving households, on average, $840, and reducing carbon pollution by 490 million tons in 2015. It also makes a…

PSE&G Offers 10 Tips on How to Prevent Electrical Fires

In recognition of National Fire Prevention Week, October 9-15, Public Service Electric and Gas Co. (PSE&G), New Jersey’s largest utility, offers tips on how to be safe and prevent fires when using electricity. Electrical malfunctions or misuse can cause fires in wiring, cords, lighting and any other type of equipment that uses electricity. Electrical fires are all too common. The National Fire Prevention Association indicates U.S. fire departments responded to…

Utility Module, an Energy Management Software Program brought to you by United Energy Consultants

Utility Module is a energy management software program that offers flexible, premium software and creative business solutions. Utility Module is a state-of-the-art, customized software system delivered by United Energy Consultants to manage utility costs and consumption. It serves as the central management tool to analyze data, efficiently group accounts, and maintain, service and advise users on the performance of their contracts, budgets and energy consumption. It provides the integration of…

Saving Energy Room By Room: The Kitchen

1. LEDs are up to 80 percent more efficient than traditional incandescent bulbs. They also last much longer and are more durable. 2. You’ll use up to 80 percent less energy by using your microwave for heating small portions. 3. Covering pots and pans helps food cook more efficiently while keeping your kitchen cooler and more comfortable. 4. The burner should be heating the food, not the kitchen. A 6-inch…

Saudi Arabia plans to cut oil exports to the United States

Riyadh and the house of Saud have stated their intentions to reduce oil to the United States. This action is being taken in order to reduce oil inventories in the US. According to Saudi Oil Minister Khalid Al-Falih, the near record stockpiles of oil which have accumulated in the United States are preventing a rise in global oil prices. At last weeks OPEC meeting Falih announced there would be a…

Hot Weather Is On The Way! Con Edison Offers Tips To Stay Cool

As weekend forecasts predict hot and steamy weather to approach our area, Con Edison offers helpful tips to stay cool by using energy wisely. Check out these money-saving conservation tips: Set your air conditioning to the highest comfortable temperature. Every degree you lower the thermostat drives up your bill by 6 percent When the AC is running, close doors to keep cool air in and hot air out Even when…

Strengthening America’s Energy Superpower Status

That the United States is an energy superpower whose presence is being felt in the global marketplace has been on display this week during the president’s trip to Europe. Because the U.S. is the world’s leading producer of natural gas and oil and the world’s leading refiner, we see America with growing opportunities to help friends and allies abroad through trade – even as domestically produced crude oil puts downward pressure on the…

Natural Gas Storage Report Injection Season Week 15

Market expectation was 32 Bcf and the actual injection was 28 Bcf. The market seems to be unaffected by this injection for it looks like it is “just hovering in a range and is unable to increase into the high teens” per some New York floor traders.  Last year we had an injection of 38 Bcf and the five year average stands at 59 Bcf. Current weather forecasts are predicting a…