|Team Up to Power Down
It’s all about teamwork
It’s up to all of us to change the way we use electricity
Over the next several months, we’re going to be focusing on “Team Up To Power Down.” You’re going to be hearing a lot about this effort, as we inform you about ways you can use electricity more wisely and how it can benefit you. If you can afford to sit back and watch your power bills go up, then feel free to ignore this information. But if you’re looking for ways to hold the line on your power bills, then join this effort.
Individually, you’ll see your energy use drop on monthly power bills as you make energy-efficiency improvements in your home or business. As a co-op, if we all reduce our energy use, we’ll reduce the need for building new power generation facilities.
Rising energy costs are a fact of life. Increasing prices are too big of a load for one person or one organization to carry. Let’s all put the bits in our mouths, and pull together to keep electricity affordable. Let’s Team Up To Power Down.
|Tips to help you reduce your energy consumption while lowering your electric bill.
Now is a great time to insulate your attic. Insulation will help keep heat inside during the upcoming winter, and it’s now cooling down enough, so you can work in the attic area without sweating yourself silly.
Teamwork is essential for us to hold down energy costs. If all of us do our part to manage energy use, we can lower overall demand. Here’s a nifty video to get us all thinking about teamwork. It takes each one of these performers fulfilling his or her job to make these illusions work.
Cleaning out your clothes dryer’s lint trap after each load of laundry will help your dryer operate more efficiently, save energy and help make your clothes dryer.
Old Man Winter is on his way. Now is the time to get prepared. Here’s a great video about finding and sealing leaks in your home.
Did you know that when you’re cooking, you don’t have to leave your oven on the whole time? To save energy, try turning off the oven ten minutes before your timer goes off. The residual heat from the oven will continue to cook the food.