Energy Efficiency Ideas to Lower Winter Heating Bills

Dec 14, 2011 8:00 AM ET

Save money on winter heating bills by taking several proactive measures to use energy more efficiently. For example, schedule an energy audit. Energy Audits can identify areas in your house that contribute to higher winter heating bills. Loose or broken ductwork account for 15-35% of a home’s energy loss.

Get more information on energy audits and other energy efficiency tips at AEPOhio.

AEP - American Electric Power

AEP ranks among the nation's largest generators of electricity, owning nearly 38,000 megawatts of generating capacity in the U.S.  AEP also owns the nation's largest electricity transmission system, a nearly 39,000-mile network that includes more 765 kilovolt extra-high voltage transmission lines than all other U.S. transmission systems combined.   AEP's utility units operate as AEP Ohio, AEP Texas, Appalachian Power (in Virginia, West Virginia), AEP Appalachian Power (in Tennessee), Indiana Michigan Power, Kentucky Power, Public Service of Oklahoma, and Southwestern Electric Power Company (in Arkansas, Louisiana and east Texas).