Blog 2018-12-10T21:17:04+00:00
13Feb 2020

Are All LED Bulbs The Same?

By | February 13th, 2020|Energy Efficiency for Business|0 Comments

LED Lighting Basics There are a few things that factor into the quality of an LED light bulb. For instance, LED bulbs do not “burn out” like fluorescent lights or incandescent bulbs. Over the lifetime of an LED bulb, the light dims slowly. The “lifetime” of the LED bulb is established by predicting when the light output will be decreased [...]

13Feb 2020

Happy Customers are Our Business!

By | February 13th, 2020|Good Business Tips|0 Comments

DID YOU KNOW that our Customer Service Department answers the phone Monday through Friday between 8:30 am and 5 pm E.S.T? That is rare in this industry and many others. DID YOU ALSO KNOW our Customer Service team is not outsourced? They have an office right on the same floor as our Energy Consultants and they help customers with after-sale [...]

15Jan 2020

What Happens When a Fire Destroys Your Operation?

By | January 15th, 2020|Company History|0 Comments

Back in 2009 on a Sunday morning my company, Consumer Energy Solutions, suffered a devastating fire. It was Sunday so we were not open and no one was there. But it took nearly 3 hours and 47 firefighters to extinguish the fire. Even though the blaze was contained within 25 minutes, a roof fire kept the responders there for two [...]

15Jan 2020

How Important is it for ANY Business to Show Their True Colors?

By | January 15th, 2020|Energy Efficiency for Business|0 Comments

The answer to the above question may not seem obvious to you unless you understand the importance and value of state-of-the-art lighting. Examine the photo above. What do you see? The left side has bright, vibrant color while the right side is dingy and everything is kind of yellow. The left side has been upgraded to our state-of-the-art LED lights. [...]

17Dec 2019

How To Reduce Home Electricity Costs In The Middle Of Winter

By | December 17th, 2019|Energy Efficiency at Home|0 Comments

A very simple way to reduce energy costs in the middle of winter is to lower the thermostat. It’s a fact that for every degree you lower the thermostat during the winter, you’ll save between 1 and 3% off your heating bill. But first we need to dispel one idea that is common in the heating ideas of people. Many [...]

17Dec 2019

Why Should You Pick Up the Phone When Consumer Energy Solutions Calls?

By | December 17th, 2019|Good Business Tips|0 Comments

The answer to the title question has everything to do with one key word: service. We know that in a deregulated state, your business gets MANY calls promoting that state’s Energy Choice Program. There are energy supply companies that call you and there are other energy brokers that call you. CES is an energy broker. We have relationships with major [...]