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Save energy for what matters most

This time of year comes with temperature swings, and as North Carolinians, we’re used to that. But did you know, the greater the difference between the outdoor temperature and your indoor thermostat setting, the harder your heating and cooling systems have to work to close the gap?

This causes energy use to go up. See why cold weather makes a big impact on home energy use, and find ways to save energy and money, this season and all year long.

Simple ways to save

Get easier energy management
Get easier energy management​
Lower your thermostat
Lower your thermostat​
Make Your Home Airtight
Make your home airtight
Get Smarter Devices
 Get smarter
Help Out Your HVAC
Help out your

Energy tools that save time and money​

Simplify your home energy management and start saving today with innovative energy tools. As your local energy partner, we’re here to support you in meeting your energy goals.​

Energy tools that save time and money
Lower your thermostat by a few degrees

Lower your thermostat by a few degrees

According to the Sleep Foundation, “The best bedroom temperature for sleep is approximately 65 degrees Fahrenheit.” What could be better than a sound night’s sleep and lowering your energy use?

Make your home airtight

Another easy way to save energy is to seal air leaks. Check your window and door seals, and consider replacing weather stripping if you can see or feel gaps. Check around plumbing pipes in wall-mounted cabinets on exterior walls for gaps that could let in cold air. Fill any holes or gaps with spray foam insulation. 

Make your home airtight
Get smarter devices

Get smarter devices

Modern technology has come a long way at making your home more connected and efficient. You can replace everything from your power strips to thermostats to reduce energy use. 

Speaking of thermostats, have you heard about our Connect To Save program?​

Get a great deal on a smart thermostat for your home, join your neighbors in achieving energy savings for our community, and earn $50 each year for participating, along with other perks.

Help out your HVAC

Giving your HVAC a little TLC can help it run more efficiently – and make a difference on your energy bills. Remember to replace your filters every 3 months.

Help Out Your HVAC

Ready for more energy saving tips?

 Check out even more tips from Carolina Country magazine and North Carolina’s electric cooperatives.