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Understand Your Utility Bill

Jargon often impedes our ability to understand utility bills. But a simple analogy helps reduce confusion and sets us on the path towards energy savings.

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The Argument for Customizing Energy Choices

Control vs. Choice Though sharing many commonalities with others, we proudly affirm what makes us unique!  Sometimes we don’t control all aspects of our individuality.…

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The Smart Home Energy Management Solution
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The Emporia Smart Energy Home Platform

Emporia’s smart energy platform marries thoughtfully designed hardware and software. The result: IoT capability that benefits energy consumers and independent home service businesses alike.

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Emporia Vue
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Emporia Hardware Options

Emporia provides two options for hardware to access your real-time electricity data. Learn which is best for delivering usage data all the way to your phone!

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Benefits of Real-time Energy Data

Savings benefits accrue from regular access to energy data in real time. This post references research to establish Emporia’s savings range of 3% to 13%.

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Thermostats for Energy Savings

Smart technology has greatly improved our ability to use thermostats for energy savings. Learn how the right thermostat could save you over 20% on energy.

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Save Money by Shifting Energy Load

Increasingly, utilities are sending price signals to encourage using “non-peak” energy. Shifting energy load to match favorable pricing will save you money.

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Save Money by Changing Energy Rate Plan

Consumers may save money by changing their energy rate plan or provider. This post justifies projecting an associated savings range of 3% to 10%.

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How Many Reasons Does It Take to Change a Light Bulb?

Multiple reasons justify the decision to change out a traditional incandescent light bulb in favor of LED technology. Be cool and make the switch!

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Put a Stake in Vampire Loads

The abundance of electronics on which we now rely may extract a significant unknown cost. Learn about the scale of Vampire Loads — and how to avoid them.

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