Change Habits to Beat the Peak
You can beat the peak (and save money!) by decreasing your power use when energy demand and prices are at their highest. Here are a few tips to help you get started:
Laundry for Less:
Full loads mean fewer cycles, and washers and dryers run in the late evenings add less heat and humidity to the home . Energy can cost less outside of peak hours.
Cool Off/Calm Down:
Turn off unnecessary lighting and electronics that generate heat, resist the urge to turn down the thermostat and remember, lower fan settings use less energy.
Online gaming with each active player using their own computer, display , gaming console and internet connection gets pricey . Play each other at home on one screen and save.
Range or oven cooking can really warm up a kitchen. Microwaves, convection ovens, induction cooktops, Crock-Pot ® and toaster ovens put more cooking heat where you need it.