Summer cooling and winter heating, followed by water heating, are traditionally the major users of energy in your home. These few items will usually have the biggest impact on your energy bill.
Every degree below 78 in summer increases your bill 3 to 5 percent. Don’t set the thermostat any higher than 2 – 3 degrees when leaving as it take more energy to bring your temperature down on hot days than to keep it consistent. Also, When you leave for vacation, keep the temp around 82 degrees for maximum savings.
Our savings guide will show you how to make the most of the energy you consume each day. It is broken down into the following sections:
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This publication is available free of charge to all GreyStone members. To receive your copy, call 770.942.6576 or e-mail your request to:MemberServices@greystonepower.com
Want to learn more? For more tips on how to conserve energy at home, visit GreyStone’s Energy Systems Reference Library. Visit www.energyhog.org to learn how to improve the energy efficiency of your home. Watch a lot of TV? Estimate the annual cost of your televisions, or find out how much your space heater cost you in energy.