Con Edison offering energy-saving tips ahead of Daylight Savings

Con Edison suggests tweaking your thermostat to be colder when it’s below 68 degrees and setting it higher when it's warmer to save up to 5% on your energy bill.

Adolfo Carrion

Mar 8, 2024, 10:25 PM

Updated 39 days ago

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This Sunday is Daylight Savings, and New Yorkers will be losing an hour of sleep – but before you change your clock, Con Edison has tips to make your home more energy-efficient.
First, Con Edison suggests tweaking your thermostat to be colder when it’s below 68 degrees and setting it higher when it's warmer to save up to 5% on your energy bill.
They also suggest replacing any dated heating and cooling systems, adding that any that are over 10 years old may be making your home less energy-efficient.
Lastly, Con Edison says well-maintained HVAC systems, furnaces and hot water heaters improve energy efficiency, too.
Customers receiving qualifying government assistance benefits, including Medicaid and SNAP, could be eligible for discounts up to $178 on their monthly energy bills. Click here to learn more on ways to save on your energy bill.


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