Winter bills plowing your budget? Grant PUD offers savings.

With winter weather in full swing, electric bills can easily begin to climb. Learning to be conscientious of these common high-bill causes will help you start the year off right. Grant PUD offers these winter conservations tips to help melt away the woes of winter bills:

  • Be sure to check your duct systems. Ducts can come loose, fall off or develop holes caused by aging equipment or animals.  
  • Set your thermostat to 68 degrees.
  • When your fire is out in the fireplace be sure to close the chimney damper.
  • Close all foundation vents.
  • Inspect weather stripping around doors and windows and replace if worn or damaged.
  • Consider installing a heat pump. Heat pumps use less energy and Grant PUD offers loan programs for qualifying customers.

Grant PUD’s Energy Services department offers a number of savings opportunities to customers such as the Home Weatherization Loan Program. Contact Energy Services today to learn more.

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