Simple changes in your habits and your home can help you cut your winter heating bill this season. Here are the 4 winter heating mistakes that are likely driving up your bill.
Winter heating bills will be up 17% in 2022 vs. 2021 according to one national source. And you could pay an even higher price if you heat using natural gas. In this article we discuss natural gas price trends and the winter weather forecast, plus how to keep your heating bill low.
For Winter 2023-2024, the EIA expects that consumers will pay 21% less per unit of natural gas vs. 2022. NEADA projects heating costs will be 7% less than last year. If you live in a state where natural gas is deregulated, like Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan or Georgia, you can shop to get the lowest rate for your natural gas plan.
Senior citizens can get a discount on their natural gas bill in Georgia. This discount program is approved by the Georgia Public Service Commission. And, this program is available to qualifying customers in the Atlanta Gas Light area, regardless of who supplies your natural gas.
An annual furnace tune up is part of maintaining your natural gas heating system. Maintaining your furnace can save you a great deal of time and money. Because emergency furnace repairs can be costly and inconvenient, especially around the holidays and during the winter.
With winter heating comes the need for winter heating safety. December, January and February are the leading months for home heating fires, according to the National Fire Protection Association.
Here are the areas of your home where you should focus, to keep your family safe.
Heating bills too high? Here’s the best thermostat setting for cold weather if you want to save on your heating bill. Your natural gas furnace is the biggest consumer of gas in your home, more than your other appliances combined. Managing your home temperature can cut costs from your bill.
When it comes to apartment natural gas bills or natural gas in your rental home, there are only a few things you can control. Your landlord has chosen the furnace and other appliances in your building, so replacement for more efficient models is out of the question.
But, you can focus on the two things you can control. First, your choice of natural gas supplier, to get a low rate. And second, your natural gas usage, to keep your bill low. Here’s information on both.
It’s a common question — how to reduce your gas bill, and especially, how to lower your gas bill in the winter.
If you heat your home with natural gas, you’re using one of the most efficient methods of heating your home. And you aren’t alone. Over 48% of American homes use natural gas as their primary heating source. But that’s not much help when you get that whopping winter natural gas bill.