Monthly Archives: June 2010

Teaching Kids about Saving Energy

It’s never too early to teach your children about energy conservation. This cute and informative video helps kids to understand what ENERGY STAR rated products are, what incandescent light bulbs are and what distinguishes them from compact fluorescent bulbs.

Certainly, there are many ways to work to save money on your electric bill, from switching to IDT Energy or another well priced source to using ENERGY STAR labeled bulbs. Learn more and start saving today!

Going Green like Wal-Mart & Others

Here is a very interesting article showing how even Wal-Mart is going green!  According to the blog post, Wal-Mart has taken huge strides lately to use renewable resources –and even to encourage their suppliers to focus on going green.  Read more about their efforts – it just might inspire the rest of us to reduce our carbon footprint!

Outdoor Energy Saving with IDT Energy

sunshineWith the longer days and lighter nights, there are some great ways that you can save on your energy bills during the summer months.  IDT Energy wants you to enjoy your summertime fun – and to save money where you can doing so.  Here are quick tips for energy conservation.

Did you know that gas lawn mowers cause more air pollution and smog than do electric mowers?  Look into purchasing an electric lawn mower and enjoy the quieter experience while saving the environment.  While a gas-powered leaf blower gets the job done in your garden, so does a broom in the driveway and a rake in the yard.  They will save you money and offer your neighbors some added quiet.

Make sure to adjust your thermostat so that you aren’t pumping warm air into the house unnecessarily and adjust your outdoor timers to reflect the longer daylight hours.

New Jersey Energy Choices: IDT Energy & More

Many people in New Jersey are unclear about what the new energy choices mean for them.  If they are currently using the same energy company they’ve always used, PSE&G, do they suddenly have to make a change?  The answer to this question is certainly “no.”  There is no need to change your energy supplier and no obligation to do so.  The benefit of the deregulation in energy companies means that consumers have the right and the choice to select their own energy supplier – but they don’t have an obligation to do so.

You can’t have your energy company changed without your consent. This is called slamming and it’s illegal.  So, as long as you want to continue using your current supplier – you’ll be able to do so.  Should you decide to switch to IDT Energy or to one of the many other choices, you’ll find this process to be simple and straightforward.