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What is a kilowatt-hour (kWh)? The difference between kWh and kw

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what is a kilowatt-hour?

If you’ve been thinking about your energy costs lately, you may be looking into energy efficiency upgrades for your home such as installing solar panels, adding smart thermostats or pursuing an EnergyStar home certification. And when comparing various energy solutions and the prices for new options, you’re going to hear one metric used incessantly: kilowatt-hour (kWh). So what exactly does a kWh mean and how does it differ from a kilowatt (kW)?

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What’s the Right Way to Read Your Electric Bill?

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You probably think you already know how to read your electric bill, but if you’re like most Americans, you may actually be making several mistakes as you go through the document. If you’re looking for bill help, here are the top five things you need to know about reading your bill correctly. Continue reading