Cleveland, OH - With temperatures dipping, in some cases below zero, Dominion Energy is asking customers to help conserve natural gas.
For customers that means keeping the thermostats low. The company recommends keeping homes and businesses at 68 degrees during the day and down to 58 degrees while asleep or away.
Dominion says that by following these guidelines, people can save anywhere from 10% to 15% on heating costs.
Dominion did say that people should not turn thermostats completely off during this time period, as rewarming a space could cost just as much as running heat consistently.
People are also encouraged to block drafty areas with towels or blankets.
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