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Easy Energy Savings with Jackson EMC

As the largest electric cooperative in Georgia, Jackson EMC understands how important it is for its customers to save both energy and money. The cooperative serves more than 200,000 residential and more than 20,000 commercial and industrial customers, meaning huge potential for energy and money savings – but how do Jackson EMC customers get started in making a conscious effort[...]

Jackson EMC Presents Ty Talks: Home Insulation In Jackson EMC’s latest Ty Talks installment, television star and home energy expert Ty Pennington discusses insulation and ideas for properly insulating your home to maintain its “thermal envelope.” In order for a home’s energy-efficient technologies to make their greatest impact, the home’s thermal envelope has to be optimized to properly and effectively shield it from the outdoor elements. This envelope[...]

Georgia Power Offers Money Saving Tips for Atlanta Homeowners

Whether you are building a new home, making improvements to an older home or looking for ways to save money in your current home, Georgia Power is here to help. Water heating is the second largest energy user in your home, and it can regularly account for up to 19 percent of your home’s total energy consumption. As a homeowner,[...]

How to Save Energy in Your Atlanta New Home During the Cooler Months

With the weather outside officially making it feel like fall in the south, many homeowners are pulling out their down comforters and turning on the heat. However, while this time of year can be awfully chilly, many Atlanta new home energy bills are red hot with expenses. Here are a few energy saving tips to make sure you stay warm without[...]

EarthCents Program Offers Comfort and Savings for Atlanta Homes

If you are looking for a new Atlanta home, Georgia Power’s portfolio of energy efficiency programs called, ‘EarthCents’ may help you to save money, energy and even the environment. EarthCents homes are built for comfort and energy savings, a perfect combination for any homebuyer. The EarthCents program from Georgia Power features three prongs: a residential program, business program and a green[...]

It’s National Remodeling Month, Hire a Contractor!

Remembering the three "Rs"--repair, rehab, and remodel--will help preserve the value of your home -- your family's most important asset. In recognition of Home Remodeling Month this May, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Remodelers will highlight the financial incentives of remodeling and offer suggestions for consumers on projects that provide the best return on investment. "Remodeling not only enriches[...]