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Author: Tiffany Spence

Heading out on a two-week vacation? What you should know…

Hi Linda, I hope you have a great trip. To help you save while you’re away, I’ve compiled a list of energy saving tips. Now, you won’t save a lot of money with these tips, but every little bit counts, right? First, I’d like to share an energy-saving tip that you can use year-round. It has to do with one of the biggest users of energy in your home, the air conditioner.

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Don’t let those decorations leave you crying “Bah humbug!”

Hi Rebecca, as we approach the holiday season, it’s definitely a good idea to understand how much your decorations may impact your energy usage and bill. A number of things will influence your energy bill, such as how elaborate of a display you have, and the number of lights and choice of bulbs – incandescent or LED.

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A/C vs. fan – which is more energy efficient?

Great question, Patrick. We suggest you turn your ceiling fans on and raise the temperature on your thermostat.

Follow these two simple rules when using your ceiling fans to help you stay cool for less: Raise the temperature on your thermostat by at least 2 degrees and turn on the fan to medium or high, making sure the blades are circulating in a counter clockwise direction.

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