Reducing Your Energy Costs


Rising temperatures often cause higher electric bills during the summer months. Add in soaring costs for fuel, and many Hoosiers could see a significant increase in their electric bills.

There are ways to lessen your cooling costs this summer.

The Indiana Office of Utility Consumer Counselor provides several tips for saving energy and money at home, like waiting until after dark to do laundry or cook on hot days, regularly changing the filter on heating and cooling systems, and washing only full loads of laundry and dishes.

Locally, CenterPointe Energy offers tips to reduce your energy costs. Other Indiana electric utilities may offer similar services.