Homeowners face higher utility bills due to COVID-19 and climate change

Electricity bills have gone up with people spending more time at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, it’s not just higher usage that’s driving up people’s energy costs. In many cases, people are paying more for their electricity due to a series of extreme weather events, according to a new study by Sense, a

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Smart Home Technologies Could Help Reduce Peak Time Power Usage

It’s hoped that smart home technologies will help reduce peak time power usage as according to a press release, South Dakota’s State University researchers have been given an $80,000 grant to develop a next-generation residential energy management system.

Redfin reveals huge disparity in U.S. energy costs

Energy bills can add more than 40 percent to annual housing costs in several Rust Belt metros including Cleveland and Cincinnati, Ohio, and Rochester and Buffalo, NY

Disclosing Energy Costs Leads To Faster Sales

A preliminary analysis of Chicago single-family homes suggests that real estate listings that include energy costs spend less time on the market and have a higher closing rate.

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