Energy Articles

Five Ways to Save Energy When Working from Home

Today, more Americans are working from home than ever before. More time spent at home means more energy used throughout the day. If you’re punching the clock from home, there are small steps you can take to reduce your energy use and save on electric bills. Here are...

Learn to Lower Your Winter Energy Bills

Wondering why electricity bills can generally be higher in the winter? This video talks about why that is and shows you some ways you can keep your energy costs more manageable. Contact our Energy Services department to learn how you can save on your energy bills....

Are Portable Space Heaters Efficient for My Home?

Small space heaters are meant to do exactly as their name says: heat a small space. But unfortunately, many people use portable space heaters to heat their entire home, which can really take a toll on your energy bills. The truth is, whether you should use space...

VIDEO – Electricity Supply and Demand

Here's a great video on how you receive the exact amount of electricity you need every day.
Holiday Décor Tips for an Energy-Wise Home

Holiday Décor Tips for an Energy-Wise Home

Whether you’ve already decked your halls or you’re just getting started, there’s still time to incorporate energy savings into your holiday décor planning. If you haven’t strung your twinkle lights, be sure to use LED light strands. LEDs consume far less energy than...

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Energy Efficiency Tip – Caulk & Weatherstrip

Energy Efficiency Tip – Caulk & Weatherstrip

Fall is the perfect time to prep your home for the upcoming winter chill. One of the best ways you can save energy and stay comfortable is to caulk and weatherstrip areas that typically need sealing. Start by sealing around windows and doors. Seal plumbing, ducting,...

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Let’s Beat the Peak Together

Let’s Beat the Peak Together

As a member of Meeker Cooperative, you know how to make smart energy choices that help you save money. But did you know that when you use electricity can be just as important as how much you use? Throughout the day, energy use fluctuates based on consumer demand....

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Energy Efficiency Tip – Maintain & Upgrade

Energy Efficiency Tip – Maintain & Upgrade

Here’s a tip that can help you save energy year-round! Energy used for cooling and heating your home makes up the largest portion of your monthly energy bills. By combining regular equipment maintenance and upgrades with recommended insulation, air sealing and...

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Summer Savings Tips

Summer Savings Tips

Here are five savings tips for mid-summer. Summer Energy-Saving Tip #1: Replace disposable air filters regularly. We recommend every 30-60 days. If you can see dirt in a filter, it’s likely 50% clogged. Filter Replacement Summer Energy-Saving Tip #2: Game consoles,...

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Suds and Savings

Suds and Savings

Suds and Savings 10 ways to save energy in the laundry room Your clothes washer and dryer account for a significant portion of energy consumption from major appliances, and let’s face it––laundry is no one’s favorite chore. Make the most of your laundry energy use!...

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What is Beneficial Electrification?

What is Beneficial Electrification?

If you’re like most Americans, you’re interested in saving money on energy costs and in doing your part to help the environment. But wouldn’t it be great if you could do both? Well, you can! It’s through a concept called “beneficial electrification.” This utility...

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