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Lower your electric bill with these tips

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Energy-Saving Tips

A home that saves energy is a home that saves money. Take the power into your own hands — browse our collection of tips and tools below to keep your home operating efficiently.

What’s running up your bill?*

Cooling and heating — 55%

Water heater — 20%

Laundry — 7%

Refrigerator — 5%

Lighting — 5%

Other electric devices — 5%

Dishwasher — 3%

Pool — 21%**

*Based on a 3,000-square-foot, all-electric home with a family of four using an average of 2,200 kilowatt-hours (kWh) per month.

**If applicable. Based on a 2-horse-power pump running 10 hours per day using about 600 kWh per month. This would reduce the percentage of total power used by other electrical equipment in the home.

Learn more here: https://www.pec.coop/savings/residential-savings/energy-saving-tips/