We have all heard those stories from older family members about how “back in the day…” they used some rather creative methods— aluminum foil and duct tape, anyone? —to try to decrease their heating and cooling bills. While they may have saved some funds, the downside is, of course, that they had to sacrifice some level of comfort to reduce their energy usage, like refusing to use the air conditioner in May and September, no matter how hot it became!
In days gone by, less energy usage equated to less comfort. After all, it takes an increase in the energy to heat or cool your home to the desired temperature that differs greatly from the weather outside. The good news, though, is that nowadays, you don’t have to make these same sacrifices in your comfort to see energy benefit.
Read on to learn more about how you can be comfortable all year and save money on your heating and cooling bills.
The type of home that you have matters more than you may realize when it comes to heating and cooling your home effectively and efficiently. Because heat rises, for instance, two-story homes may have a significant difference in the temperature upstairs and downstairs. This problem can be addressed in a few ways:
If you’re tired of seeing your utility bills in the Northeast United States fluctuate without any control over what’s happening, consider going with an energy provider who beats your local utility and allows you to:
Don’t worry, your utility company will still respond to power outages, and send you your statements. But now you’re not stuck with their limited options. There’s absolutely no risk, and plenty of reward. You can always switch back at the end of your plan. However, over the last 12 years, tens of thousands of residential and commercial customers have consistently enjoyed buying from Discount Power in Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island.
Discount Power helps make it easy for you to understand and manage your electricity and natural gas costs. With hundreds of thousands of customers across eight states, Discount Power has proven to be a safe, easy way for customers just like you to take control of their energy costs, providing them the flexibility to choose plans that fit their needs, and save them money too.
With our renewable energy options, we can also help you feel good about the energy you use every day. Choosing a 100% renewable energy plan can help create a greener, cleaner future. Reach out to one of our energy experts to get started today!