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Getting Ready for Summer Weather

We think its finally safe to post some summer energy saving tips!   Year round we aim to stay comfortable while keeping our energy bills reasonable. For many households in Minnesota, electricity bills go up in the summer due to air conditioning. The tips below can help you find the right balance to save energy while…

Legislative update: What we’re watching in the final two weeks

The Minnesota House and Senate have passed their major energy packages, and negotiations are beginning on these and all areas of spending and policy. The legislature is set to adjourn on May 20, and, as usual, the majority of bills will be settled during the final weeks or days of session. Most energy provisions are…

Consumer Spotlight: CUB services support employee sustainability at Best Buy

This March and April, CUB has frequented Best Buy Headquarters to work with employees on ways they can save money and energy in their homes. We have been partnering with Halston Sleets, the Associate Manager of Best Buy’s Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Team, to provide money-saving presentations and energy consultations. In her role, Halston has…

support clean energy - tell your legislators

Do you support clean energy? Let your legislators know.

Here at CUB, we talk with people every week about the energy they use at home. From one corner of the state to the other, people’s goals are the same: cheaper and cleaner. We all want to save money and reduce our impact on the environment. Fortunately, clean energy is also the most cost-effective choice. Unfortunately,…

Air-source heat pumps, what are they? And how do I know if one is right for me?

Here at CUB, we work to provide consumers with reliable information on the latest energy-saving technology, so you can make informed decisions related to your energy use. This blog post will inform you on the basics of heat pump technology, direct you to reliable resources to learn more, and highlight some deep rebates available now…

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