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Hi! We’re Mike and Maria, also known as Team Ready, and we’re here on behalf of Black Hills Energy to empower you with helpful tips to use around your house.
We know that home is where your heart is. And when it comes to being safe, being prepared and making your home as energy efficient as possible, you’re not alone.
We’re here to help with hot tips to beat the heat in the summer, ways to stay warm in the winter and energy-saving tips for every season in between. Whether you’re looking to caulk your windows or change your filter, save energy or stay safe, we’re your know-how go-tos.
We’ve put together an extensive resource center to help you help your home. So, what can we do for you today?
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Don’t let high energy bills turn you into a Grinch this holiday season. Instead, gather your elves and get to work making your home as energy efficient as possible. From wrapping your water heater to caulking drafty windows, our 12 days of energy savings will help you keep energy efficiency top…
A holiday season without good food would bring out the Grinch in all of us. So many of our best holiday memories begin with the meals we share and the goodies we bake. Remember Mom’s sweet potato pie or Grandma’s Mexican cinnamon cookies? How about your aunt’s famous turkey stuffing or your…
You may not have even realized that energy vampires lurk amidst the playful ghosts and goblins, but they’re there. Energy vampires are appliances that even when turned off use a small amount of electricity. They’re called phantom loads. On average, these phantom loads, also known as standby…
You might be basking in the warmth of these last summer days, but the cooler temps of fall and winter are rushing our way. It’s not all bad, though. Cooler temps bring lots of awesome things — beautiful fall nights at the football field, the holidays, sledding dates, and cozy moments in front…