Category Archives: Healthy Home

Home’s Highest Energy Costs (and How to Lower Them)

by Uma Campbell, January 14, 2016- When posed with the question, “what uses the most energy in our homes?” many people aren’t very surprised to learn that their HVAC (Heating/Ventilation & Air Conditioning) systems are the biggest culprits on most utility bills. Accounting for almost half (47%) of all energy costs, keeping our house comfortable year… Continue Reading

Conserving Energy to Improve Lives

Conserving Energy to Improve Lives >> view entire video segment here Posted: Tuesday, July 21, 2015 5:13 pm | Updated: 8:08 am, Wed Jul 22, 2015. Cat Reid | 0 comments Posted on Jul 21, 2015 by Cat Reid WAAY 31 is proud to help the hometowns of the Tennessee Valley with our One Million Dollar Community Investment. Non-profits around the region… Continue Reading

Home Heating Bills Spike as Temperatures Plunge Across Alabama

The Tennessee Valley Authority is asking consumers to reduce electric demand as arctic cold frosts Alabama, stretching the utility’s capacity to meet demand. They are asking homeowners to reduce indoor temperatures in homes with heat pump systems by setting thermostats to 68 degrees or less. A low 14 degrees was recorded Friday morning at Birmingham… Continue Reading