PUC of Texas Issues Energy Conservation Alert

PUC Texas Issues Conservation AlertThe PUC (Public Utility Commission) of Texas issues an energy conservation alert today. Due to the rising heat in Texas they are concerned about the strain on the state electric grid. Reducing your energy consumption will help to lesson the burden on this electric delivery system. PowerMax Energy can also help you to reduce the cost of your electricity bill during these times of extreme heat. Give us a call today to see how much money we can save you on you energy bill especially during these times of high air conditioner usage. You can reach an energy specialist at 800-580-6184 ext. 300.



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  • Turn off all unnecessary lights, appliances, and electronic equipment.
  • When at home, close blinds and drapes that get direct sun, set air conditioning thermostats to 78 degrees or higher, and use fans to cool the air.
  • When away from home, set air conditioning thermostats to 85 degrees and turn all fans off before you leave. Block the sun by closing blinds or drapes on windows that will get direct sun.
  • Do not use your dishwasher, laundry equipment, hair dryers, coffee makers, or other home appliances during the peak hours of 3 PM to 7 PM.
  • Avoid opening refrigerators or freezers more than necessary.
  • Use microwaves for cooking instead of an electric range or oven.
  • Set your pool pump to run in the early morning or evening instead of the afternoon.
  • Check out other no- or low-cost conservation tips or other energy efficiency improvements you can make to your home by clicking on the links to the right.
  • Go to [ www.powermaxenergy.com ] to see if you can save money by switching to a lower cost retail electricity provider. Your choice of electric provider does not affect the reliability of your electric service, the frequency or duration of outages, or the time it will take to have your electric service restored if an outage occurs.


To read the full PUC article visit: http://www.puc.state.tx.us/agency/conserve/Conserve.aspx

About Wendy Merritt

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Wendy Merritt is a partner and Vice President of PowerMax Energy. She has enjoyed working with PowerMax Energy since 2003. When she's not hard at work, she's playing with her one of her many pets on her ranchette, singing or tinkering with technology. Wendy can be reached at 800-580-6184 ext.508.

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