You probably already have an energy plan for your business. So why think about a future energy plan, in say, 2021… As a business owner or manager, it can pay off to think about energy plans and rates now – even a few years from now.
If you’re dreading the fact that “winter is coming” or simply dragging this afternoon due to that foot-long sandwich with all the fixin’s, we know how you feel. So we asked the EnergyBot team to turn up the energy with a quick brainstorm to share five simple ways to re-energize your spirit animal – and channel those vibes back into your business.
When it comes to buying pretty much anything – a car, furniture, shoes, or even pizza…we are all looking for the best price. Which is, of course, usually the lowest price. So we shop around…visiting online stores or stopping by traditional brick-and-mortar stores or even simply asking friends for recommendations. Eventually, we will find a price that we’re willing to pay and make the purchase.
If you made the commitment to be a green business, or just want to be a little more green, then signing up for an energy plan that includes green energy sources is one of the simplest ways to take that first step and reduce the carbon footprint for your business.
Introducing EnergyScore™ – a free tool from EnergyBot that reveals the hidden factors that energy suppliers use to calculate and quote an energy rate for your business. There are more than 19 factors that determine your energy rate. Without a PhD in energy, it’s nearly impossible to break down each factor and understand how it influences and contributes to the final energy rate in your energy plan.
Introducing Quick Price – our new online tool that you can use right now to get a quick estimate of energy rates for your business. It’s immediate. It’s free. And it’s online. In other words, Quick Price is an instantaneous snapshot of energy rates offered in your area – if you signed up for a specific energy plan today. Considering that energy rates change every day – Quick Price is your new best friend when it’s time to renew your plan or switch to a new supplier.
Owning your own business can be rewarding, but it also can be stressful when it comes to expenses. Most of these expenses are obvious- salaries, equipment, rent, utilities. But what about those expenses that you didn’t think about or plan for?
Reducing your carbon footprint as a business owner not only helps the environment, it also helps you save money. Taking the steps to become an environmentally conscious company requires more than just recycling
Energy procurement is a 1.2 billion-dollar industry, so it’s no wonder that there is no shortage in energy brokers who want to help you get the best energy rate for your business. With a complex energy market full of confusing pricing structures and various contract terms, it’s an energy broker’s job to help you make sense of it all- saving you both the time and hassle.
Energy is a complex and ever-changing commodity. There are economic, political, and regulatory factors can drive prices up or down. Here are the primary factors that impact electricity prices:
If you live in a state with a deregulated gas market, like electricity you can choose the energy supplier and rate that is best for your business. When selecting the best option for your natural gas needs, here are a few things to keep in mind:
When it comes to selecting the best lighting solution for your business, the obvious choice may be to use traditional light bulbs. However...
The average small business owner can save over 15% by switching energy suppliers. Before switching, here are a few things to consider to ensure you are making the best decision for your energy needs:
Hospitality is a multi-billion dollar industry. Specifically, hotels and motels have thousands of guests per year, with electricity averaging up to 60% of their costs. This keeps energy conservation top of mind when thinking of ways to cut costs and save money.
From finances to functionality, it may be time to pull out the broom to sweep away any business processes or practices that are no longer effective.
In our final post, our Head of Operations and “all things energy” guru Dan Schilens discusses energy price predictions and how consumers can take advantage of living in a deregulated energy market.
We sat down with our Head of Operations and “all things energy” guru Dan Schilens to talk about this year’s energy trends and its impact on consumers.
We sat down with our Head of Operations and “all things energy” guru Dan Schilens to discuss how and why extreme weather impacts your electricity bill.
Running a small business often requires you to wear many hats. With so many things to keep in mind from invoices to inventory, anything that can make your business life a little easier is much appreciated. Here are 5 apps that you can leverage right now to work smarter, not harder.
Many consumers expect the extreme heat of summer to cause an increase in energy usage (i.e. pumping up the A.C.), resulting in higher-than-normal electricity bills. But did you know that extremely cold temperatures can do the same?
Whether you are just starting out or have been in business for a while, it’s always an exciting time when you move into an official business location. But with a brick-and-mortar location comes new responsibilities, so it’s important to plan the move effectively.
The new year always provides a fresh opportunity for business improvement. Whether you’re currently enjoying success or facing a few challenges in your small business, it is crucial for you to stay ahead of the game. Here are six tips that will help your business stay “powered up” in 2019.
At EnergyBot, we’re all about making our customer’s lives easier. With the holiday season in full-swing, we’ve found five fun, user-friendly, and efficient products that will make perfect gifts for small business owners.
Whether it be a flood that damages your servers or a winter storm that causes a major blackout, these catastrophes can be devastating to your business if you don’t have a plan. While you can’t prevent these disasters from happening, here are a few ways to mitigate the unknown.
If you live in a deregulated energy market, you have the ability to choose your energy supplier and rate. The purpose of energy competition is to give consumers more control and better rates.
If you own or run a small business, it is highly recommended to switch electricity companies every 12 months to get the best rates available and manage monthly electricity costs. The average small business can save over 15% by switching energy supplier and plans each year.
Depending on where you live, state or local government or even electric utility companies can recommend or conduct energy assessments. If you don’t want to invest in a professional assessment, you can conduct your own energy assessment with a few helpful tips.
In speaking with hundreds of small business owners, we found that an overwhelming majority are overwhelmed with the daunting task of comparing electricity rates each year with the hope of finding the best energy rate for their business.
Everyone likes to save a few bucks. Whether it’s using that coupon code at checkout or catching that annual sale at your favorite retailer. Did you know that something as simple as the flicking of a switch can add up to big savings at the end of the year?
Energy Market Deregulation, or the energy market opening to competition, has allowed both residential and business customers in many states to choose their own energy supplier. To ensure you are selecting the best plan, it’s important to understand exactly how energy market deregulation works.
It’s the beginning of summer and you just opened your first electricity bill of the season. And if you’re like us, it did not usher in a season of joy. And if you’re even more like us, you’re looking around for someone to blame.