If the soaring temperatures have you reaching for the thermostat, you may want to resist the urge.
You can save as much as 15 percent on your bill just by lowering the thermostat a few degrees. The biggest use of consumption for a typical homeowner in the Houston area is the air conditioner, accounting for about 30 percent of a home’s total energy.
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Is a policy analyst for TCAP, a coalition of cities and other political subdivisions that purchase electricity in the deregulated market for their own governmental use. Because high energy costs can impact municipal budgets and the ability to fund essential services, TCAP, as part of its mission, actively promotes affordable energy policies. High energy prices also place a burden on local businesses and home consumers.