The simple principle of demand and supply concludes that in a competitive market, the value of a specific good varies until it establishes at a point where the quantity required by the consumers will be equally supplied by the producers; hence delivering economic equilibrium in terms of amount/vale and quantity. This principle goes the same with all goods and services—especially for the major necessities in the industry– the power supply.
Since the usual energy resources has already been far too stretched out, the local government as well as energy companies are encouraging consumers to conserve energy as much as possible, formulating other ways to conserve and put energy into maximized efficiency through utilization of energy efficient materials. In fact, this rather energy conservation movement has been seeing great results, as similarly seen in Minnesota that was recently reported by northlandsnewscenter.com:
Minnesota Power is crediting you, their customers for helping them exceed Minnesota’s Energy Saving Goal.
Total energy saved was 2.5 percent in 2013, which exceeded the State goal of 1.5 percent. That equates to 77-million Kilowatt hours.
Tina Koecher, the Manager of Billing and Energy Efficiency MN Power explains, “That’s equivalent to powering over 8,000 homes for a year, taking 16,000 cars off the road for a year, or roughly 80,000 tons of carbon dioxide reduced.”
While many households and corporate entities alike are participating in the energy conservation movement for their various good reasons, there are other ways which we can simply do that can create a huge difference in the long run. So how do you start conserving energy at home?
It Starts On Our Roofs
According to the Department of Energy, the temperature on the surface of a traditional roof can be warmer than the surrounding air temperature, especially on a sunny day. This can go through our attic, roof decks, then entering our home’s interiors, making our room temperature warmer than the usual. However, this can be avoided by installing energy efficient roofing materials such as cool metal roofs. This kind of metal roof does not only reduce electricity bills by lessening the need for air conditioning, but this also improves indoor temperatures and has long service life.
While the list of its benefits seems to go on, cool metal roofing in Minnesota can be, on the other hand, expensive. But despite its costly price, the longevity, durability, and money saving characteristics are guaranteed excellent and worth your money.
For more metal roofing options in the state, Garlock-French Corporation is known to have a wide variety of styles of metal roofing in MN. Choosing from its wide range of metal roofing systems can open broader opportunities for you to lessen your electricity bills.
(Article Excerpt from Your Green Life: “Fruits of Our Efficiency”, northlandsnewscenter.com)