Take Me Out to the Energy-Efficient Ballgame

It’s finally starting to feel like spring. The skis are going back in storage and we’re saying our annual goodbye to our flannel pajamas. And most importantly, the warm weather stretch means baseball is coming. While you might not think a company that is working to educate the world on energy efficiency would be excited…

Let’s Give Them Something to Talk About

The ongoing conversation around utility rates seems as synonymous as the weather — or comparing scars — there always seems to be a “one-up” theme. “How much was your energy bill last month? Ours was $150 and we keep the thermostat at 68 degrees.” “Well, ours was $200 and we didn’t even turn it on.”…

Pick Your Pot o’ Gold

Here at Simple Energy any “green” themed holiday is another way to celebrate energy efficiency.  Grab your favorite locally brewed green beer this St. Patrick’s Day, and let’s party! Planting a new tree or two not only helps combat climate change, but also cleans the air. A well-planned landscape can reduce an unshaded home’s summer A/C…

Fifty Shades of Grey… err, we mean green

Christian Grey may have an impressive tie collection, billions of dollars, and one hell of a story to tell — but we’d like to challenge E.L. James’ best-seller Fifty Shades of Grey and make Grey a bit more, well, green. From the novel, to fan pages, articles and now a film plastering big screens nationwide,…

Utilities’ Shift to Customer Service is Working

Do you hear that? That voice? That’s your customer. Listen to them, and it will lead to a big payback — literally. In every good relationship, communication is key. Your spouse, children, friends, co-workers and yes, even a utility company can make a good relationship great with improved communication. And to the delight of their…

Horizon Utilities customers can now earn AIR MILES for conserving energy

Hamilton/St.Catharines, Ontario (24 October 2014) – Horizon Utilities Corporation, in partnership with Simple Energy, will deliver an online conservation and demand management pilot program that rewards residential customers with AIR MILES® reward miles for reducing their household energy use. The online program is called Take Charge · Save Energy · Earn Rewards and runs for…