Volume 18, Issue 10 April 4, 2022
In this Issue
Spring Energy Saving Tips
Editor's Note
Another Increase as Injection Season Begins
Weather
Washington, D.C. Area Cooling/Heating Degree Days
Spring Energy Saving Tips

Entering the spring season, creates a new opportunity for you to save on your energy bill. This week we will provide you with a few tips you can implement to regulate energy consumption for your home or business.

  • Service your air conditioner regularly. Easy maintenance such as routinely replacing or cleaning air filters can lower your cooling system’s energy consumption by up to 15 percent. 
  • Open windows. Opening windows allows you to naturally cool your home without switching on air conditioners. This works best during the spring when temperatures are mild.
  • Turn on bathroom fans. Bathroom fans excrete heat and humidity from your home, improving comfort.
  • Close air ducts. Air loss through ducts can lead to high electricity costs, accounting for nearly 30 percent of a cooling system’s energy consumption. Sealing and insulating ducts can go a long way toward decreasing your bill.

To learn more about how you can save with WGL Energy this spring, visit our website or call 1-833-61-GREEN (1-833-614-7336) to speak with one of our energy experts.

Source: https://www.energy.gov/energysaver/articles/10-energy-saving-tips-spring