Colder weather increases energy usage

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Colder temperatures and more time spent at home impacts electric usage

While freezing temperatures are in the forecast for parts of southeast Texas, it doesn’t have to add a chill to customers’ bills. Instead of cranking up the thermostat when the temperatures drop, customers can take some free or lowcost steps to help save energy and money on their utility bill. We typically think about hot weather driving spikes in electric bills, but cold weather also…

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