December 2014

Decorating with efficiency: holiday lighting tips and tricks

As you dig out the holiday decorations and prepare to scale the ladder to hang your twinkling lights, take a moment to “reflect” on energy savings. Making a few changes could help you save money on your energy bill, which leaves extra money to spend on gifts for your friends and family!

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Give the gift of energy savings this year

We’ve all been there, the frantic late-night trip on Christmas Eve to whatever store might be open to get batteries, lived through the tears when the favorite toy suddenly loses its movement, or scrambled for an alternative when the camera battery sensor suddenly starts blinking red. Batteries...

Severe winter weather-what you need to know

The South Carolina Emergency Management Division (SCEMD) has put together a guide to help citizens better prepare for winter storms. The Severe Winter Weather in South Carolina guide outlines the different types of winter weather that South Carolinians are likely to experience, what you...

SCEO awards mini-grants to six South Carolina organizations

The South Carolina Energy Office (SCEO) has awarded six $5000 mini-grants to groups across the state to undertake energy efficiency projects. The US Department of Energy awarded funding to SCEO to support high-impact educational or demonstration projects in the areas of energy efficiency,...