With the sudden downturn in temperatures, staying comfortable and cozy indoors takes precedence – and that could lead to a spike in your energy use.
Alabama Power has some tips and tools that can help customers manage how they use energy this winter while staying warm and worry-free.
My Power Usage lets you view and manage daily energy usage, view projected bills and set alerts when dollar amounts are reached. You can enroll for free by signing into your account at AlabamaPower.com.
Budget Billing is a free service that lets customers pay an averaged bill each month, based on annual use. Budget Billing can help smooth out seasonal variations in energy bills. Eligibility requirements apply.
Here are some simple ways to stay in control of your energy use and save this winter:
Close vents in the attic or in foundation walls during the winter.
Looking ahead to next winter, and the high heat of this coming summer, here are some other ideas to help make your home more energy-efficient for all seasons:
For more tips and suggestions for making your home more energy-efficient this winter, visit alabamapower.com/winterize.