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Winter tips: It just makes cents!

Winter is here and Minnesotans will soon be getting some of their highest energy bills of the season. The easy tips below will keep your home comfortable, while also keeping your electric and heating bills in check. Adjust your thermostat. The Department of Energy recommends setting the temperature at 68 degrees when you are awake…

Citizens Utility Board recommends these tips for saving energy this winter

November 8, 2019 Mankato KEYC Holly Bernstein MANKATO, Minn. (KEYC) — The Citizens Utility Board is recommending several tips for saving energy this winter. They recommend adjusting your thermostat to 68 degrees when you are awake and turning it down about 10 degrees while you are away or asleep. They also suggest opening the blinds…

Easy Winter Energy Saving Tips

Thanksgiving is around the corner and now we have to accept that winter is upon us and here to stay for a while.   The easy tips below will keep your home comfortable, while also keeping your electric and heating bills in check. Adjust your thermostat. The Department of Energy recommends setting the temperature at…

Seasonal Energy Tips: Translated to Spanish

Translation services were provided by Leslee Gutiérrez Carrillo, Climate & Electoral Fellow at Communities Organizing Latinx Power and Action (COPAL). Consejos de ahorro de energía de primavera Ajuste su termostato según el clima. Para clima frío, configúrelo a 68 grados cuando esté en casa y hasta 10 grados más fresco cuando esté fuera o de…

Seasonal Energy Tips: Translated to Laotian

Translation services were provided by the City of Minneapolis’s Neighborhood and Community Relations Department. ເຄັດລັບປະຢັດໄຟໃນຍາມໃບໄມ້ປົ່ງ ປັບເຄື່ອງຕັດກະແສໄຟຟ້າຂອງທ່ານຕາມສະພາບອາກາດ. ສຳລັບສະພາບອາກາດໜາວເຢັນ ໃຫ້ຕັ້ງອຸນຫະພູມທີ່ 68 ອົງສາ ເມື່ອທ່ານຢູ່ເຮືອນ ແລະ ປັບໃຫ້ເຢັນລົງ 10 ອົງສາ ເມື່ອທ່ານອອກໄປນອກ ຫຼື ຍາມກາງຄືນ. ຖ້າອາກາດຂ້າງນອກອຸ່ນ ໃຫ້ເປີດເຄື່ອງປັບອາກາດ ເມື່ອອຸນຫະພູມຢູ່ທີ່ 78 ອົງສາ. ໃຫ້ນຳໃຊ້ເຄື່ອງຕັດກະແສໄຟຟ້າທີ່ຕັ້ງໂປແກລມໄດ້ ຫຼື ປະເພດທັນສະໄໝຄວບຄຸມແບບອັດຕະໂນມັດ ເມື່ອເຕົາທຳຄວາມຮ້ອນ ຫຼື ເຄື່ອງປັບອາກາດເປີດຢູ່. ຄວບຄຸມການຮັບແສງຕາເວັນ. ເປີດຜ້າກັ້ງປ່ອງຢ້ຽມໄວ້ໃນຊ່ວງກາງເວັນທີ່ອາກາດເຢັນເພື່ອຮັບຄວາມອົບອຸ່ນຈາກແສງຕາເວັນ ແລະ ປິດໄວ້ຍາມມື້ອາກາດຮ້ອນເພື່ອຮັກສາໃຫ້ເຮືອນເຢັນ. ຮັກສາເຄື່ອງປັບອາກາດທີ່ເຮັດວຽກຢ່າງດີ. ຮັບປະກັນເຄື່ອງປັບອາກາດຂອງທ່ານພ້ອມໃຫ້ຄວາມເຢັນສະບາຍໃນລະຫວ່າງມື້ທີ່ອາກາດຮ້ອນ ແລະ ປອດໄພຈາກຊາກຫັກພັງຂ້າງນອກ. ເປີດປ່ອງຢ້ຽມ ເພື່ອເຮັດໃຫ້ເຮືອນເຢັນລົງຕາມທຳມະຊາດ. ນໍາໃຊ້ພັດລົມ. ໃຊ້ແທນທີ່ການໃຊ້ເຄື່ອງປັບອາກາດ ຫຼື ໃຊ້ຮ່ວມກັບເຄື່ອງປັບອາກາດ ເມື່ອອາກາດອົບເອົ້າ. ປັບພັດລົມຕິດເພດານໝູນໃນທິດທາງກົງກັນຂ້າມກັບທິດຂອງເຂັມໂມງ…

Seasonal Energy Tips: Translated to Hmong

Translation services were provided by the City of Minneapolis’s Neighborhood and Community Relations Department. Kev qhia txog kev txuag lub dag zog thaum lub caij nplooj ntoo hlav Kho koj lub ntsuas cua sov raws huab cua. huab cua txias, teeb nws ntawm 68 degrees thaum nyob tsev thiab huab cua txia mus txog 10…

Seasonal Energy Tips: Translated to Oromo

Translation services were provided by the City of Minneapolis’s Neighborhood and Community Relations Department. Spring Energy Saving Tips Temoostaatii keessan haala qilleensaa ilaaluun qajeelfadhaa. Yeroo qilleensi diilalla’u mana keessan digirii 68 irra ka’adhaa. Yoo mana baatan ykn halkan ammo digirii 10 gadi buusaa. Yoo alli ni ho’a ta’e qilleensa diilalleessitu digirrii 78 irra godhadhaa. Termoostaatii …

Spring Energy Tips

Published March 9, 2020 It’s been a pretty mild winter. We were a little hesitant to post this blog knowing there still could be snowstorms in our future! Such is spring in Minnesota. It’s a mix of weather, so our tips below reflect that. Concentrate on managing your thermostat (up or down) to manage your energy use…

Keep Your Heat On this Winter: The Cold Weather Rule and Energy Assistance

While winter is technically a few months away, we all know it’s closer than that, and it’s time to get prepared. Households who struggle to pay their winter energy bills may be at risk for getting their heat shut off. Important protections and programs go into effect in October to help prevent heating being shut…

Fall Energy Saving Tips

We’ve had a pretty mild September this year, so we put off posting our fall tips for a few weeks.  Why rush the cold weather in?!    But now it sounds like cooler, fall weather is coming and here to stay so it’s time to start shifting our energy behavior and getting ready for cold weather….

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