How Does Electricity Get to My House? Understand the process of electricity generation, transmission, distribution, and more You live in a world wherein power is literally available at the flip of a switch or push of a button. Whether it’s your lights, appliances, consumer electronics, or any other modern convenience, electricity seems to appear magically […]
February 8, 2019
How is Electricity Made?
How is Electricity Made? Learn the Processes for Generating the Power Used in Your Home For most of us, we just assume that electricity just works – kinda like magic. The lights come on when we flip a light switch. The television comes on when we push a button. Your smartphone charges when you plug […]
February 1, 2019
Improve Energy Conservation in 3 Areas of Your Home
Improve Energy Conservation in 3 Areas of Your Home Lower Your Energy Bill by Using Less Energy Around the House In our last two blog posts, we’ve introduced a range of energy conservation tips for your kitchen and bathroom. Those two rooms of your house chronically use the most energy. However, you should pay attention […]
January 25, 2019
Employ Energy Conservation in the Bathroom in 3 Steps
Employ Energy Conservation in the Bathroom in 3 Steps Lower Energy Usage in Your Bathroom and Save Money Outside of the kitchen, air conditioner, and furnace, your bathroom is the biggest energy hog in the home. As we’ve discussed in previous blog posts, there is a distinct difference between energy efficiency and energy conservation. Specifically, […]
January 18, 2019
Invest in Energy Conservation for Your Kitchen in 6 Steps
Invest in Energy Conservation for Your Kitchen in 6 Steps The Importance of Reducing Your Energy Usage in the Kitchen The most common question asked by energy customers is, “Why is my bill so high?” Coming in a close second is, “How can I lower my bill?” While we’ve talked many times before about increasing […]
December 24, 2018
How to Be Energy Efficient During the Holidays – Outside the Home
How to Be Energy Efficient During the Holidays – Outside the Home 4 Tips for Decreasing Your Energy Usage While Increasing Your Holiday Spirit Decking the halls with boughs of holly won’t increase your holiday energy bills but putting up all those lights like you’re Clark Griswold certainly will. However, you can make the outside […]
December 21, 2018
How Can I Save on My Winter Energy Bills?
How Can I Save on My Winter Energy Bills? 5 Terrific Tips for Using Less Energy When It’s Cold Outside Between two recent blog posts about energy efficiency during the holidays and a popular post about winterization, we’ve delivered a host of information to help you use energy more effectively throughout your home. But the […]
December 7, 2018
How to Be Energy Efficient During the Holidays – Inside the Home
How to Be Energy Efficient During the Holidays – Inside the Home 5 Tips for Using Less Energy While Being Festive Most home energy bills increase during the holiday season. There are two common-sense reasons for this: The colder weather outside means people turn up the heat; and Holiday activities like baking, decorating, and parties […]
November 30, 2018
Protect Your Family and Home with 5 Holiday Electricity Safety Tips
Protect Your Family and Home with 5 Holiday Electricity Safety Tips How to Safely Deck the Halls It truly is the most wonderful time of the year! But all of that holiday cheer can quickly come to a halt if someone gets hurt, especially from a preventable accident. Few accidents have as much potential to […]
November 28, 2018
Vista Energy is a 2018 Sponsor of ZooLights at Fresno Chaffee Zoo
Vista Energy is a 2018 Sponsor of ZooLights at Fresno Chaffee Zoo Celebrating the Season with Beautiful Holiday Lights Everyone loves walking in a winter wonderland, but it’s an even better experience when your favorite zoo is draped in a glorious display of holiday lights! Now in its 7th year, ZooLights has returned to the Fresno Chaffee Zoo in […]
November 23, 2018
How Can I Help My Family Create an Energy-Efficient Home?
How Can I Help My Family Create an Energy-Efficient Home? 4 Fantastic Ideas for Showing Everyone How to Use Less Energy Our recent energy efficiency series has been packed full of tips on how you can lower your home energy use and subsequently your energy bill. All of those ideas are great, but they will […]
November 16, 2018
Achieve an Energy-Efficient Kitchen in Four Simple Steps
Achieve an Energy-Efficient Kitchen in Four Simple Steps You Can Manage Your Energy Usage and Still Cook a Great Meal Besides your heating and cooling systems, your kitchen is the area of your home that uses the most energy. This seems rather obvious, since you use your kitchen all the time to cook for yourself, […]
November 14, 2018
Vista Energy Honors Veterans with Donation to Boot Campaign
Vista Energy Honors Veterans with Donation to Boot Campaign “Steps for Vets” Initiative Shows Company’s Gratitude to US Military and Their Families Vista Energy values the service of those in our military, as well as the sacrifices made by their spouses and families. In great appreciation of their patriotic work and in honor of Veterans Day, […]
November 9, 2018
Can Smart Home Devices Help Me Save Money?
Can Smart Home Devices Help Me Save Money? 3 Products that Harness the Power of Technology to Your Benefit Energy companies and technology publications alike have been touting the benefits of smart home devices for nearly a decade now. From the advent of the very first programmable thermostat to whatever cutting-edge time-saver was just released […]
November 2, 2018
What are the Benefits of Energy-Efficient Appliances?
What are the Benefits of Energy-Efficient Appliances? Understand the Importance of Using Modern Technology As part of our ongoing series about energy efficiency and energy conservation, Vista Energy wanted to directly address the topic of energy-efficient appliances. A cursory Google search for information on how to use less energy at home to lower energy bills reveals articles that […]
October 26, 2018
What is a Home Energy Audit?
What is a Home Energy Audit? The Importance of Learning How Your Home Uses – and Possibly Wastes – Energy Vista Energy believes that both energy efficiency and energy conservation are important – especially when used in tandem. By using less energy in conjunction with energy-efficient appliances and strategies, you can actively lower your monthly […]