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Why is my winter bill higher?

January 2019 was colder and snowier than is normal for our area. Our actual average temperature was several degrees colder than the January average according to WLFI-TV meteorologist Chad Evans. Bone chilling artic air blanked our area January 29 – 31 with wind chills as low as -50. These wind chills were the lowest since […]

Restoring the power balance

When you open an atypically high utility bill, plenty of questions run through your head … along with that DUN-DUN-DUNNNNN music. Is something broken? Are we turning things off when we’re not using them? Have our appliances stopped working? Does someone come by while we’re gone to blast the central air with the doors open? […]

If you’re concerned about your energy bill, please contact us

According to WLFI-TV meteorologist Cameron Hopman, the cold snap we faced between December 26, 2017 and January 6, 2018 was the longest streak of sub-twenty degree temperatures in our area’s history. The unprecedented streak of cold weather resulted in very high energy use. We’ve spoken recently with many Tipmont members who have received higher than […]

Where does your energy dollar go?

There are two ways to explore where your energy dollar goes: inside your home (how you use your energy) and outside your home (how Tipmont uses your energy dollars).

Easy steps to greater efficiency

Do you want to save money and electricity but have limited time, money and patience? There are several relatively easy ways to save energy without a substantial commitment of time and money.

Energy savings for every season

The best ways to save energy varies by season. There are a number of factors that impact energy efficiency, including weather, the age and condition of the home, and desired comfort levels.

Insulate Your Electric Water Heater Tank

Is your water heater is located in a garage, basement or other space that isn’t air conditioned? Insulating your water heater tank with an insulation blanket is an easy way to save energy and lower your bill each month. Energy.gov estimates that you can save up to 7%-16% annually. If you have an older hot […]

Don’t be fooled by common energy myths

Eating carrots will greatly improve your eyesight, cracking your knuckles leads to arthritis, watching too much TV will harm your vision. We’ve all heard the old wives’ tales, but did you know there are also many misconceptions about home energy use? Don’t be fooled by common energy myths. Myth: The higher the thermostat setting, the […]

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