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The Day – CL&P customers to get free energy use tracking service | News from southeastern Connecticut

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New Trend. Power companies are offering customers a chance to compare their energy consumption against a benchmark. Is there another way? Yes.

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MYTH #10: New Windows = Siginificant Cost Savings – Biggest Energy Myths Busted – Forbes

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This entry is part 10 of 10 in the series Myth Buster

Replacing single pane windows for energy star rated dual pane windows will save energy. This typically amounts to a small fraction of your total energy use, and given the expense of replacing windows, there are typically much more cost effective ways to reduce your energy bills.”

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MYTH #9: Using An Electric Space Heater Saves Money – Biggest Energy Myths Busted – Forbes

Space Heater
This entry is part 9 of 10 in the series Myth Buster

space heaters consume a lot of wattage to heat that very small space you need heated. Compared to the cost to heat the entire home you are losing the fight with the power bill.

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