It’s the season for friends and family to come together, and the chilly weather also comes with higher usage. But just a few simple tips can help keep your company cozy and your budget on track no matter how chilly it gets.
Around your space: Small habits and updates can help make your home more energy efficient and save on electricity.
for longer stretches of time will reduce your overall energy use. Consider keeping your thermostat as low as comfortable, especially when you’re not home.
on low will push heat down and circulate the warm air. Seal your doors and windows with caulk or weatherstrips to reduce air from getting in our out.
Seal your doors and windows with caulk or weatherstrips to reduce air from getting in our out.
Leave your window blinds or curtains open during the day to let the sun warm your home naturally. Close them at night to keep the cold out.
Change or clean your filters to help airflow and heat circulate efficiently and keep you warm all winter long.
Clear the space around heating vents to help better circulate the warm air.
Budget Resources: More ways we can help you control your space and electricity bill
You can always see how much energy you’re using in your MyAmbit account. Your usage history gives you a snapshot down to the hour so you know the best times to adjust your thermostat.
If you need extra time with a bill, please call us at (877) 282-6248, M-SU, 7 am – 10 pm CT. And if you or someone you know could use bill-payment assistance, please visit 211texas.org or call 2-1-1 to find programs in your area.