Avista offers heating tips to conserve energy and money

avista.jpgFall and winter months mean higher home heating bills for everyone.  October is Energy Awareness Month and Avista Utilties is offering heating tips aimed at conserving energy and dollars.

Avista Communications Manager Debbie Simock says preventive maintenance and other measures can go a long way in lowering both energy usage and power bills.

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Other helpful tips include: setting water heaters to the “normal” setting or 120 degrees fahrenheit; adding insulation to attics and unfinished basements; and opening window coverings during daylight hours to allow solar heat into rooms, especially south facing windows.

For more information visit the Avista website at www.everylittlebit.com.

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