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Winter Energy Conservation Tips That Could Save You Money


January 13, 2016   By Guest Contributor in Reduce The Use

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The following was written by guest contributor Kate McCabe. McCabe is an engineer in Santee Cooper's Career Foundation program. She graduated from the University of South Carolina in May 2015 with a degree in electrical engineering.

As the ball dropped to ring in the New Year, unfortunately, so did the temperatures. With cold weather creeping in, you may be feeling the impact on more than just your clothing choices. Cold weather can also drive up your power bill if you're not paying attention. Here are some tips to help both you and your wallet stay bundled up this winter.

Let the Sun Shine!

Open the blinds over your south-facing windows during the day and allow the natural sunlight to flood the room! Mother Nature can help heat your home for free! At night, be sure to close the blinds to help block out the cold.

Speaking of windows, check them for drafts . Inspect your doors, too. There are many products on the market that... Continue Reading >>