Entries by tscott@tnelectric.org

Spotting Energy Myths

Eating carrots will greatly improve your eyesight, cracking your knuckles leads to arthritis, watching too much TV will harm your vision. We’ve all heard the old wives’ tales, but did you know there are also many misconceptions about home energy use? Don’t be fooled by these common energy myths. Myth: The higher the thermostat setting, […]

Farm Safety Tips

Fall can be a busy time on the farm, but it only takes a few seconds to be sure everyone stays safe. Follow these tips to protect lives and equipment: Keep equipment at least 10 feet from lines – at all times, in all directions. Inspect the height of the farm equipment to determine clearance. […]

It’s Not the Heat, It’s the Humidity

Why does a 95°F day in one of the Gulf Coast states feel hotter than the same temperature in the Southwest? Why do dry heat and humid heat feel so different, and how does this affect your strategy for home energy efficiency? While there are many common ways to achieve energy efficiency across all warmer […]