Summer Tips

Wondering why your electric bill goes up when the temperatures climb?

Did You Know?

Sustained high temperatures mean your cooling system runs more often and for longer periods, even if your thermostat setting remains the same. When we experience extreme summer heat your cooling system works harder to make up the difference between the outdoor and indoor temperature and the harder it works the more electricity you use. That’s why home cooling typically takes up a big chunk of your summer electric bills and why your bills go up the hotter it gets.

We can’t control the weather but we can help you understand what impacts your bill. We’re here to help you manage your energy use during the summer months.

Watch the video below for 3 easy ways to save money this summer:

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