Tag Archives: Efficient energy use

Change a Light, Change the World Pledge

Before our move, I learned a thing or two from my good ole’ Georgia Power bill….Georgia Power was joining with ENERGY STAR to celebrate the national “Change a Light, Change the World” campaign and encouraged us all to make energy-efficient changes in our homes. The pledge and ideas made a lot of sense. See what you think.

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Saving money and energy in winter

So, Georgia Power sent me another pamphlet in with my electric bill. They recommend setting the thermostat to 68 degrees Fahrenheit in winter. For every degree higher than 68, tack on another 3% of energy used. And we all know—energy ain’t cheap! Here’s their helpful chart to show you how much you’ll save and how much you can spend.

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