How To Keep Your Energy Bill Down



Summer is right around the corner and hot temperatures are coming! Below are some tricks to help cut your energy bill and save instead of spend.

  • Close curtains or blinds throughout your home to help keep your house cool when nobody is home.


  • Flip the switch! Be sure to turn off the lights when not in use. Children can be notorious for keeping them on, so you may want to invest in a motion light sensor.


  • Wash your clothes in cold water can save you, on average, $115 per year! You can also save by choosing the “quick wash” washing cycle or waiting until you have a full load.


  • Your refrigerator is always running, which makes it the most expensive appliance. So, be sure that it properly seals when shut and there are no gaps allowing air to escape.


  • Standby power can drain your wallet! Did you know that a gadget such as your phone charger or appliances like a toaster oven still use energy, even when not in use? Unplug and save!


  • You can save $75 every year by using energy efficient light bulbs instead of traditional incandescents. While the initial price of energy-efficient bulbs is typically higher, newer bulbs cost less to operate, saving you money over the life of the bulb.


Click here to take a quiz by OG&E to see how efficient your home runs and more tips to save!

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