Winter is here – Save with these tips
Winter is here –
Save with these tips
Stay comfy and save energy.
During the winter months, your bill may reflect more energy usage due to the extreme temperatures outside. Making small changes to your energy use this season can help you lower your energy use and costs. BGE puts you in control of your energy with easy tools and programs that help you stay on track and save big.
Maintain Your Heating System
Replace Air Filters Regularly
Use My Account Online Tools
Utilize the Sun
Reduce Lighting Usage
Adjust Your Thermostat Settings
Have an ecobee?
Here are three tips to help your thermostat run efficiently this winter
- Threshold Settings: Heat pumps with auxiliary heat can be configured to operate for comfort or energy savings.
- Comfort Settings: During the colder months, BGE recommends that you schedule your thermostat to the following winter heat set points. Sleep – 66°, Home – 68°, Away – 64°
- Alerts: Alerts can be set for runtime, outdoor temperature, low temperature, and high temperature. These can help to ensure you are aware of the changes to your thermostat
For more information on your ecobee thermostat you can visit https://bgesavings.com/ecobee
Need to reinstall or replace your ecobee?
Contact BGE at 1.888.309.PEAK (7325) Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm.