March Tip of the Month – Electric Resistive Heating

Space heating uses more energy and costs more money than any other system in your home, typically making up about 45 to 55% of your utility bill.

Follow these tips to help you manage the amount of kilowatt hours your electric resistive heaters use.

  • Use programmable thermostats.
  • Limit the use of space heaters and turn them off when you are not home.
  • Make sure you seal all air leaks and your home is well insulated.
  • Install window film, honeycomb blinds, or drapes on all windows.