Chilling Your Winter Utility Bills

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Baby, it’s cold outside. On the plus side – great weather for cuddling on the couch… on the other hand, colder weather often brings higher energy bills for homeowners. With colder, darker days and more time spent inside the house, some people find powering their homes in winter is even more expensive than during the summer. Though it may be tempting to simply lower the temperature on a thermostat, there are several ways to lower your utility bill while staying warm and cozy.

Consider these tips to reduce your monthly utility bills in the winter:

There are other small ways that energy can be saved to reduce bills year-round. Consider taking shorter showers, fixing leaky taps, using energy-efficient LEDs instead of incandescent light bulbs, and unplugging electronics when they are not in use.