With heating costs getting ready to rise, even for residents in Texas who find themselves needing heat every now and then, many individuals are looking for every way possible to reduce their energy usage and costs.

According to TXU Energy a good way to decrease energy costs is to limit appliance and electric heat usage during the peak hours of the day.

You can also save money on your electricity expenses by reducing the amount that you pay for your energy rate which you may be able to do if you call Electric Rates and compare the rates of local providers.

  • Peak energy hours during the winter months is estimated to be between 7:00 and 10:00 in the morning.
  • As a general rule it is a good idea to limit electricity use between the evening hours of 4 and 8.
  • Summer and fall peak hours are between 1:00 and 6:00 p.m.

Energy costs are likely always one of your highest expenses but the fact is there are numerous ways to cut that expense down.

Paying attention to peak energy usage is only one way to save money but a very good one.

Another great way to save is to choose an electricity company offering a lower rate than all of the other companies providing service to your Texas residence or business.

Use the comparison tool located on this page to compare TXU and each other company in your area.

Speak to someone with Electric Rates and find out about other programs that can help you save money such as variable energy rate plans.

By the time you are done saving every way that you can you could end up spending significantly less on your homes energy needs.

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