Freezing cold and blustery temperatures affect your monthly payment

Posted | January 8, 2020

Winter is a good time for a reminder that extreme temperatures can have a significant impact on your monthly bill. The frigid temperatures that normally come this time of year mean turning up the thermostat and forcing your HVAC system to work harder than ever to heat your home and keep you comfortable. Go to to get an idea of the average temperature in a certain area each day and to learn how extreme temperatures can impact your monthly bill.

We also have some energy-saving tips to help make your home more energy efficient and lower your energy usage costs.

• Use caulk and weather stripping around windows and doors.

• Wear a sweater.

• Put an extra blanket or two on the bed.

• Lower your thermostat by two degrees.

Visit to see more energy-efficiency tips, including short, informative videos.