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Simple ways to save energy and money

Set your A/C thermostat at the highest temperature that’s comfortable for you and your family.

Air conditioning and cooling costs account for the greatest portion of energy bills in South Louisiana. According to the U.S. Dept. of Energy, as much as 45 percent of a homeowner’s utility bill is taken up by costs associated with keeping the home cool. That’s why LUS is encouraging customers to take the easy steps listed above to help cut their energy bills. You can also download the power$aver checklist to the right, and use it as a guide to improve your home’s energy efficiency.

For more money-saving information, visit the U.S. Dept. of Energy’s Energy Savers Home Page or download the Energy Savers booklet.

Find out how much money you can save in your home by using the U.S. Dept. of Energy’s Home Energy Saver tool.