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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

Innovations Shaping the Natural Gas and Oil Industry

03/29/2024

5 minutes

Drilling Down on the Oil Industry Price Fluctuations Fossil fuels like natural gas and oil remain fundamental to our daily lives and economic prosperity. Despite their prevalence, the pricing for these commodities is volatile. It’s shaped by geopolitical tensions, market dynamics, and evolving sustainability initiatives. To keep up with policy changes and clean energy initiatives,Read more “Innovations Shaping the Natural Gas and Oil Industry”

Selling Your Business? 4 Simple Steps to Transfer Your Energy Plan

03/18/2024

5 minutes

Buying or selling a business is a complicated process. Amidst all of the hustle and bustle, it’s easy to forget about behind-the-scenes business essentials, like your commercial energy plan. Overlooking the transfer of your energy contract to the new owner could lead to unexpected fees or contract termination charges. At Integrity Energy, we understand theRead more “Selling Your Business? 4 Simple Steps to Transfer Your Energy Plan”

How Much Energy Will Progressive Field Use for the Guardians Home Opener

03/12/2024

6 minutes

Opening day ignites the passion of baseball fans nationwide, transforming stadiums into vibrant arenas of excitement and anticipation. However, behind the scenes, the energy demands of Opening Day spectacles are substantial. With the average MLB stadium boasting 45,000 seats, the power needed to illuminate the field, operate concessions, and entertain the crowds is monumental. Fortunately,Read more “How Much Energy Will Progressive Field Use for the Guardians Home Opener”

Understanding Nuclear Energy: Powering an Emission-Free Future

02/27/2024

6 minutes

Nearly 20% of the electricity in the U.S. is generated by nuclear power, making it a cornerstone of the country’s energy landscape. Despite its vital role in providing clean and reliable power, nuclear energy is often surrounded by misconceptions. In fact, nuclear energy accounted for 45.5% of the nation’s emission-free electricity in 2023. While publicRead more “Understanding Nuclear Energy: Powering an Emission-Free Future”

Back to Basics: How to Start a New Commercial Energy Service in Texas

02/23/2024

6 minutes

Told You Need to Set Up A New Service Before Shopping Rates? They say everything is bigger in Texas, and that certainly includes their massive deregulated energy industry.While Texas is one of over a dozen states that has a deregulated energy market, it is the only state that requires consumers to choose an Retail ElectricRead more “Back to Basics: How to Start a New Commercial Energy Service in Texas”

Implement a Comprehensive Energy Management System in 5 Simple Steps

02/13/2024

5 minutes

Energy management provides a glimpse into when, where, and how much energy you use while providing the tools needed to more easily control your usage. It’s a common misconception that energy management systems are software that simply does the work for you, however proactive energy management is as much about human effort as it isRead more “Implement a Comprehensive Energy Management System in 5 Simple Steps”

Cooking with Purpose: The Chef’s Handbook for an Energy Efficient Kitchen

02/08/2024

7 minutes

Behind every bustling restaurant lies the energy-intensive beast of a commercial kitchen. From sizzling grills and roaring ovens to bubbling deep fryers and crisp walk-in coolers, the demands of the dinner rush are met with a voracious appetite for power. Yet, amid the culinary chaos, lies an opportunity for transformation.  With notoriously low margins, anyRead more “Cooking with Purpose: The Chef’s Handbook for an Energy Efficient Kitchen”

The Top Five Benefits of Working with a Commercial Energy Broker

02/06/2024

6 minutes

In a world where every watt matters and navigating the energy market feels like uncharted waters, one ally stands out: commercial energy brokers. Armed with industry expertise and supplier connections, commercial energy brokers navigate the complex energy market to keep businesses afloat. Commercial energy brokers understand the intricate process of powering up a complex businessRead more “The Top Five Benefits of Working with a Commercial Energy Broker”