It’s springtime in Alabama, which means the weather can vary dramatically from day to night or week to week. Managing your energy costs at this time of year can be a challenge when you may want to switch on the heater in the morning and turn on air conditioning in the afternoon.
We’ve rounded up seven energy-saving tips to help you manage your utility costs during this fickle spring season:
Set your thermostat to 70 degrees. Between 68 and 70 degrees is comfortable for living spaces. This temperature range is the best thermostat setting in springtime when the weather outside is erratic. For additional energy savings, consider investing in a smart thermostat or following these guidelines for setting your thermostat:
These energy-saving tips can help you take control of your utility costs this season. Check out Alabama Power’s Save Money and Energy page for more tips. You can learn about our energy savings programs and the best energy-efficient products available, along with additional energy-saving ideas.