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Kat Garside

Kat is a Cleveland transplant who hails from the Pacific Northwest, receiving her Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing and French Literature from Boise State University. Prior to writing about the energy industry, Kat has 10 years of experience supporting the creative content goals of small businesses and entrepreneurs in the e-commerce space. When she isn’t busy writing, Kat is an avid watercolorist and enjoys exploring bike trails in the Cleveland Metroparks with her husband. She is passionate about celebrating the importance and beauty of nature through her writing and artistry.

Recent posts by Kat Garside

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5 minutes
02/28/2024

Understanding Fixed Rate vs Variable Rate Electricity

Fixed Rate vs Variable Rate Electricity: Making the Right Choice In today’s era of mindful spending, there’s no decision more critical than choosing the right electricity plan. Your electricity provider offers you two main options: fixed and variable rates. This article is your compass,
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8 minutes
10/16/2023

Top 10 Energy-Draining Appliances And How To Manage Them

Energy is a precious resource that fuels our daily activities. However, it’s no secret that some of our appliances can be secret energy vampires, silently draining power and increasing our utility bills. Don’t let your bills be haunted by the ghosts of excess energy consumption! Identifying and
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5 minutes
10/13/2023

When is the Best Time to Buy an Energy Plan in Texas?

Extreme weather conditions, whether from winter storms or heat waves, exert significant strain on the Texas electric grid, leading to increased demand, rate spikes, and potential supply shortages. These conditions can result in power outages, especially in regions where consistent energy is vital fo
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4 minutes
11/04/2022

The Best Types of Renewable Energy

Renewable energy is a hot topic–it seems like every day, there’s a new story about how renewable energy is taking over the world. But what does that mean for homeowners and businesses? And what are the best types of renewable energy to invest in for your home? In this article, we’re going to e
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4 minutes
08/02/2022

Tips to Save Energy with LED Lights

If you’re looking to protect yourself and the environment from energy waste, using light-emitting diode (LED) lighting is a great way to save big. Energy efficient LED lights combine state of the art technology and have surged into high demand for top light quality, durability, long life spans and
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4 minutes
07/01/2022

How to Lower Your Electric Bill

The Energy Experts at Price to Compare are committed to helping you and your family save money on electricity costs in deregulated energy markets. We partner with homeowners and residents like you to provide detailed information about the different energy providers in your area in a simple, easy-to-
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3 minutes
03/23/2022

Major Winter Mistakes Homeowners Make

1. Not Installing the Proper Insulation in the House The insulation is the most important part of your home when it comes to winter. It keeps all the heat in and it is what will save you from loads of heating bills when the cold starts to creep in. If you aren’t sure whether you’re
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5 minutes
03/22/2022

How to Choose an Energy Efficient Air Conditioner

Walking through your home, what do you think uses the most electricity? Of all the modern conveniences in our houses today, air conditioners are one of the biggest electricity draws and pocketbook drains. Yet, keeping things comfortable is essential and there’s nothing like walking inside on a
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3 minutes
02/09/2022

Does Unplugging Appliances Actually Save You Money?

In today’s modern home, there are electronic devices and appliances in just about every room. From the kitchen to the bedroom, and even the bathroom, you have a host of small gadgets throughout your home. The coffee maker, the toaster, mobile phones and their chargers, just to name a few — if th
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