Electric End Of Summer Tips

Dated: 09/20/2018

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The end of summer is in sight, but your energy bill still reflects last month’s triple-digit temperatures — including the air conditioning that can account for more than 50 percent of your total energy use, and in turn, your bill. Take these six simple actions today to help keep upcoming bills low.

   
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Test your HVAC unit with a digital thermometer to see if you need a tune-up.

 bills-2.jpg Check your HVAC air filters monthly, and replace them when needed.
 bills-3.jpg Bump the thermostat 3-5 degrees closer to the outdoor temperature when you leave home for long periods, but don’t turn it off. Learn why »
 bills-4.jpg Install a water heater timer and save money.
 bills-5.jpg If you have a pool, install a timer on your pool pump.
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Consider planting trees or a trellis that will shade the south and west sides of your home to help reduce your electric bill when summer comes back around.


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