Beat the winter bill blues

Take control of your use for a manageable bill

Analyze your energy use

Knowledge is power! Take control of your use with the robust analysis tool in SmartHub. This handy dashboard lets you keep tabs on your daily use so you can anticipate next month’s balance and make changes.

Understand your bill

Remember, each month’s bill reflects your use during the previous month — even if it’s mild today, last month’s weather and events will be reflected on this month’s bill.

Be smart with the thermostat

Heating a home can cost two or three times as much as cooling it. Set your thermostat to 68 degrees or lower during the heating season and 7-10 degrees cooler when you’re sleeping or away from home — this can save you up to 10% per year on your electric bill.

Make sure your appliances are working properly and regularly maintained

Change HVAC filters regularly to ensure your unit works as efficiently as possible. Have a certified technician complete yearly maintenance on your system — a faulty heat pump can cause excessive energy use, and you may not be aware of it until you get your bill.

Explore our alternative rates

We understand that no two members are alike, and neither is their energy use. If you can shift when you use energy, you may be able to save with our Time-of-Use Rate! Visit pec.coop/time-of-use to learn more.

Schedule an over-the-phone energy assessment

Have questions about your home’s energy efficiency? PEC’s energy advisors can help you maximize savings with a simple, over-the-phone energy assessment with conservation recommendations. Call us at 888-554-4732 to schedule an appointment.

Want more tips? Visit pec.coop/savings.

Need help? We offer a variety of payment plans to fit your needs, and member assistance may be available. Visit pec.coop/memberassistance to learn more.

Keep in touch. Add mobile numbers to your account by calling 888-554-4732, and we’ll send you emergency alerts. Plus, you’ll be able to report an outage by texting “outage” to 25022.

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