Gift Giving With an Energy Mindset

Happy Holidays from SACE! In an effort to remain timely and keep our readers in the seasonal spirit, last week I showed you 6 of our favorite ideas to help you conserve both energy and dollars during the winter season. Today, I’d like to break that down a bit further and help you make one [...]

6 Ways To Save This Holiday Season

It’s that time of year again: the time when temperatures go down, lights come on earlier and energy bills go way up. In addition to encouraging you to winterize your house for the colder months, we here at SACE wanted to share with you some ideas for making your holiday plans as energy efficient and [...]

Georgia Power Finishes 2011 with a Round of Applause

This blog was written by Natalie Mims and Jeannie McKinney. A little bit of congratulating is in order for one of the Southeast’s largest investor-owned electric utilities. As we’ve said time and again, the Southeast is often touted as one of the most neglectful regions in the U.S. for energy efficiency. Last October, Natalie Mims, [...]

An Efficient Holiday Season: Eco Entertaining

I wanted to wrap up our holiday series by addressing a final, major seasonal activity that is generally high in energy consumption: holiday entertaining. I know that party planning can be a daunting task at times, and just having a few relatives and friends over for a quiet evening can require hours of preparation. There’s [...]

An Efficient Holiday Season: Decorating Edition

Over the last couple weeks, I’ve shared with you some tips and tricks for minimizing the energy impact of your holiday cooking exploits and your shopping and gift giving activities. However, I’ve not yet touched on the aesthetics of the season. No winter season is complete without the ornamental lights, or the cheerful air of [...]

An Efficient Holiday Season: Cooking Edition

This blog was written by SACE intern Jeannie McKinney. Well readers, it’s that time of year again: the time when temperatures go way down, lights come on earlier, and energy bills go way up. In addition to encouraging winterizing your house for the colder months, we here at SACE wanted to share with you some [...]

Turning Anger Into Action – Personal Actions In Response to Gulf Disaster

Last week, Jen Rennicks offered a blog for our readers about taking political actions to stop future offshore oil drilling as a response to our nation’s largest, most horrific environmental disaster of all time.  But let’s take this a little further – where it can really hit home – to you – to me, to [...]