FPL helps customers save on their energy bills with seven summer tips
Easy savings are just a click away with Florida Power & Light's free Online
Home Energy Survey
JUNO BEACH, Fla., Aug. 4, 2014
JUNO BEACH, Fla., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Summer is synonymous with
higher temperatures, and that may also mean higher than normal energy bills.
As the days get longer and hotter, your air conditioner needs to run longer to
keep you cool and can account for half or more of your bill.
"In hotter months, your A/C can run up to twice as long as it does in cooler
months to keep your home at the same temperature. So when it's running longer,
your bill will be higher," said FPL Energy Expert, Tiffany Spence.
To help customers make summer savings a breeze, FPL offers "Seven Summer
1.Set your thermostat at 78 degrees when you're home, and 82 while you're
away. Make sure the fan switch is on "auto"
2.Use fans to keep cool but remember to turn them off when leaving the room
3.Close blinds and shades to keep heat out
4.Seal windows and doors with weather stripping to avoid air escapes and
save even more
5.Grill outside instead of using the oven or stove to help keep your kitchen
6.Clean or replace your air filter regularly so your air conditioner runs
7.Just click to take FPL's free Online Home Energy Survey at
The Online Home Energy Survey makes it easier than ever to fast-forward to
savings. It provides customers with a personalized energy-savings plan, tips
and recommendations to save up to $250 a year in energy costs. In addition,
the survey is integrated with each home's Energy Dashboard so customers can
see just how much they are spending on cooling, heating and appliances. The
survey's report is updated automatically every month with customers' hourly,
daily and monthly energy usage, monthly bill amount and temperature
fluctuations, so tracking where their energy dollars are being spent is a
"FPL customers have the lowest bill in the state and we're always looking for
ways to help them make it even lower," added Spence. "Whether it's adjusting
our thermostats, remembering to turn off a fan when leaving the room or
enjoying a nice evening grilling with family and friends, we're all just a
click away from changing the current way we use energy to make our bills even
Visit FPL.com/easytosave to take FPL's Online Home Energy Survey today.
Florida Power & Light Company
Florida Power & Light Companyisthe third-largestelectric utilityin the
United States,serving approximately4.7 million customer accountsacross
nearly half of the state of Florida.As of year-end
2013,FPL'stypical1,000-kWh residentialcustomerbill isapproximately
25percent lowerthanthe national averageandthe lowest in Florida among
reporting utilities.FPL'sservice reliabilityis betterthan 99.98 percent,
and itshighly fuel-efficient power plant fleetis one of thecleanestamong
utilities nationwide.The companywas recognized in 2014 as the most trusted
U.S. electric utility by Cogent Reports, and has earned the
nationalServiceOneAward for outstanding customer service for an
unprecedented 10 consecutive years.A leading Florida employer with
approximately 8,900 employees,FPL is a subsidiary of Juno Beach, Fla.-based
NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE). For more information, visit www.FPL.com.
SOURCE Florida Power & Light Company
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