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Hot Weather Means Higher Bills

Hi Bernice, this is the age-old question, and is asked time and time again during the summer months as temperatures continue to rise. It’s plain and simple – your A/C is one of the largest energy users in your home and can account for more than half of your energy bill. So when your A/C runs longer, your energy bill is going to be higher.

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Record Heat Means Higher Bills

Hi Roy. This is a very common question that we get asked every year around this time. And, I feel the same way, as I’m a customer, too. The answer is actually pretty simple – your bill increases when outdoor temperatures rise because you’re consuming more energy due to your A/C running longer to keep your home cool. There is a direct connection between outdoor temperatures and your energy usage.

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Smart technology to power your 2018

I’ve got a running list of things I want to accomplish on a daily basis, and as a mom of three, I know how hectic everyone gets especially around the holidays. Making the most of smart technology for energy savings may not be at the top of your to-do list, but small changes can make a real difference in your lifestyle and your wallet – now and in the coming year. One of the things I love most about coming to work every day at FPL is being able to come up with new ways to help my friends and neighbors use smart technology to save energy and make their lives a little easier. It’s been an exciting year. We’ve introduced several new technologies that are convenient, easy to use and put savings at your fingertips. This year we launched the FPL Mobile App, helping you see how much energy you’re using, view your projected bill before it’s due and manage your account no matter where you are. You can even check your balance and pay your bill.   Everyone and everything is getting smarter these days. The smart home uses smart tools that can manage your home settings, even when you’re not there. One of the tools I use is the new ecobee4 Smart Thermostat with built-in Amazon Alexa.  Alexa can change thermostat settings, as well as get updates on...

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