• Energy Saving Tips

  • Use the tips below to help you use energy more efficiently around your home to save money on your gas bill:

    • Manage your bill on My Account. Online energy management tools show you how much energy you are using. The bill-to-date feature lets you know your energy costs to date at any time during the month
    • Weatherize your home. Apply weather stripping or caulking around doors and windows to help keep heat from your system inside the home
    • Maintain home heating equipment. Get your heating equipment tuned up periodically by a professional service representative
    • Check your thermostat. Set your thermostat a few degrees lower in the winter, and higher in the summer, if health permits
    • Check for air leaks. Check the duct work for air leaks about once a year if you have a forced-air heating system. To do this, feel around the duct joints for escaping air when the fan is on. Relatively small leaks can be easily repaired by covering holes or cracks with duct tape. More stubborn problems may require caulking as well as taping
    • Dust or vacuum radiators. Dust and grime impede the flow of heat; keeping them clean helps radiators maintain their efficiency
    • Install storm windows. Combination screen and storm windows are the most convenient because they can be opened easily when there’s no need to run heating or cooling equipment

    For more tips to help you save money and energy, visit our Home Energy Saving Tips page or view our Helpful Ways to Save brochure. 

    Additional Resources:

    • We offer our customers several programs to help them reduce the amount of energy they use every day. Learn more about energy-efficiency rebates, incentives and programs we offer.
    • ENERGY STAR®, a joint program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy, helps us all save money and protect the environment through energy-efficient products and practices.