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Customers encouraged to act now to save money on their energy bills
WASHINGTON, DC (March 20, 2023) — Spring is here! As temperatures begin to rise, it's the perfect time to take steps to make homes and businesses more energy efficient. While the next few months should provide more comfortable temperatures, we all know summer will be here before you know it, and so will higher energy bills that go along with hot summer days. Pepco provides customers with important energy savings tips and information to help prepare their homes and businesses to save money and energy this summer.
In most cases, energy efficiency adjustments can be implemented at low or no cost to customers.
the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy.
Pepco's Quick Home Energy Check-up Program offers homeowners and renters in Maryland a virtual or in-person assessment of their home's energy use. An energy analyst will install simple energy-saving measures at no cost to help customers save energy and money and identify energy-saving opportunities for further consideration. Similar energy efficiency programs will be coming soon for Pepco customers in the District.
Pepco customers can learn more about energy efficiency programs and information to help them reduce their energy usage by visiting pepco.com/WaysToSave
Customers can also manage their bill through My Account, Pepco's online energy management tool that shows how much energy a customer is using. More information is available for customers at pepco.com/MyAccount.
At Pepco, safety is a top priority. Whether changing a light bulb, inspecting insulation, or planting a tree, please work safely. Always be mindful of overhead wires when using a ladder and keep any equipment at least 10 feet away from power lines. Call 811 before starting any project that involves digging to learn the approximate location of underground utility equipment. Planting trees and shrubs, and installing a fence or mailbox are all examples of digging projects where a call to 811 must be one of the first steps. For more information on electric safety tips, visit pepco.com/Safety.
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