6 Energy Tips for Restaurants

If you’re in the food industry, utility expenses can really make a big dent out of the monthly budget. Studies shows that restaurants, bars and cafés actually use 5-7 times more energy than a regular office building. If you’re in this predicament, fear no more. Here are some tips to help you save big in energy consumption and make your business more profitable. Tip # 1 – Regularly Monitor and…

Energy Saving Tips To Turn Your Business Green

As a company, going green is not just about helping to protect the environment and saving more in the long run, but also about standing out of the crowd and differentiating from the competition. Whether you are a small business or large corporation, you can greatly benefit from going green. Here are a few tips to turn your business green. Use Biodegradable Cleaners Biodegradable cleaning products claim to help you protect…

PSE&G Wants You to Be Safe Around Electricity

In the United States, on average 400 people die from electrocution and 4,400 are injured each year. Most of these deaths and injuries can be prevented. May is National Electric Safety Month, so we want to take this opportunity to remind you of 10 ways to avoid electrical safety hazards: Never handle electric appliances with wet hands. Never use electric appliances in wet or damp conditions unless the appliances are specifically…

5 Smart Energy Saving Tips

Energy is a limited resource, it’s limited by what we can afford, the infrastructure needed to make and distribute it and the availability of the raw materials. Reducing the amount that each one of us consumes addresses all of those issues.   Here are five smart energy saving tips for you: 1.) DON’T PUT THE PEDAL TO THE METAL Overly aggressive driving burns a lot of gas and can lower…

10 Easy and Inexpensive Ways to Save on Electric Bills

PSE&G Offers Money-Saving Hot Weather Tips 10 Easy and Inexpensive Ways to Save on Electric Bills   (Newark, N.J. – June 20, 2016) On the first official day of summer, Public Service Electric & Gas (PSE&G), New Jersey’s largest utility, reminds customers that higher temperatures can also lead to more usage and higher electric bills. Customers can save energy and money this summer by following a few easy and inexpensive…

United Energy Consultants’ Energy Efficiency Tips For Consumers

1. Consumers can take easy, inexpensive steps to reduce household energy consumption and minimize energy loss. Reducing air leaks could cut as much as 10 percent from an average household s monthly energy bill. For example, consumers can: Seal leaks around doors, windows, and other openings such as pipes or ducts, with​ ​caulk or weather-stripping ​2. ​Set thermostats between 65 and 70 degrees during the winter, and at 58 degrees when…

Con Edison Developing Energy Storage System On Wheels

Mobile Batteries Will Help Prevent Outages NEW YORK – Con Edison is developing a mobile battery system that will supply neighborhoods with clean power and help prevent outages. The energy company, taking advantage of fast-evolving energy storage technology, plans to have by the summer of 2017 a trailer-mounted battery system that will store 500 kilowatts and provide up to 800 kilowatt hours of electricity. When demand soars – which usually occurs on…

How Industrial Firms Invest in Renewable Energy, Affordably

Big companies have been buying a lot of clean energy lately – 3.5 gigawatts of renewable capacity last year alone (a good chunk of all the capacity added*). These leaders, mostly consumer-facing brands like Google, Apple, Microsoft, Walmart, and IKEA, have been covering their roofs and filling giant fields with solar panels and wind turbines. To do this, they have mostly used power purchasing agreements (PPAs) to buy their clean power. Under…

PSE&G Reminds Everyone to Dial Before Digging

According to a recent study, about 40 percent of natural gas line damages involve lines cut because of errors by contractors, construction workers or residents. Most of these incidents are avoidable. In honor of National 811 Day to promote safe digging awareness, Public Service Electric and Gas Co. (PSE&G), New Jersey’s largest utility, reminds customers, contractors and excavators to call 811 to request a mark-out before digging to avoid hitting underground…

Energy Efficiency in Buildings

Buildings are the largest energy consumers in the world. They account for around 30% of global carbon emissions, and over one-third of final energy use. This share could double or triple by 2050 if we do not act, as buildings have a long life-cycle that locks in their energy use. According to the International Energy Agency, energy consumption in buildings needs to be reduced by 80% by 2050 if we…