Save Money on Winter Electric Bills

Written by Small Business Magazine on February 13th, 2014. Posted in Compare power providers, How to compare electricity rates

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Are you paying too much for electricity? According to the Energy Information Administration (EIA), the average monthly utility bill runs as high as $95.66 — and rates only climb in the winter. There are alternatives to paying outrageous amounts to electric utility suppliers. Here’s what you can do:

Don’t Forget About Electronics

The majority of homeowners prepare for winter by sealing up windows and insulating doors. This is not wrong — in fact, it’s a great start — but insulating windows and doors alone will not put a significant dent in pricey electric bills. Many homeowners continue to make the mistake of leaving large electronics plugging in around the clock. Plugged in laptops, computers, and TVs use power — even if they aren’t turned on. “The EPA