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OMG! I Can't Believe This!

A couple of months ago our electric bill was $315. Then the weather got colder so to save some money we turned off the AC, no other changes were made.

We just got our electric bill and it's only for $182. ! And it's right too!

All that from just turning off the AC....makes me wonder now....

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Anonymous5

Asked by Anonymous5 at 6:53 AM on Nov. 11, 2010 in Money & Work

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Answers (8)
  • Yay! Yes, the AC eats alot of power. So does running alot of fans instead of AC.
    .science.mom.

    Answer by .science.mom. at 6:57 AM on Nov. 11, 2010

  • yep, the heater will do the same come winter. We learned with the AC to keep the setting higher and just get used to it. It saved a few bucks.
    Zoeyis

    Answer by Zoeyis at 7:00 AM on Nov. 11, 2010

  • As far as the utility bill in the winter. I used two ceramic heaters. I put one in my living room and one in the kids play room. I keep the heat on 67. Makes a big difference.
    arenad

    Answer by arenad at 8:41 AM on Nov. 11, 2010

  • Ours went from $136 to just $35 from turning off Mr. AC
    keisha613

    Answer by keisha613 at 8:51 AM on Nov. 11, 2010

  • yep mine was over 300 too in August
    LittleBirdFly

    Answer by LittleBirdFly at 8:56 AM on Nov. 11, 2010

  • Our bill went from $439 in the heat of summer to $127 this month. All it took for us was the triple digit temps to go away and stay gone.
    scout_mom

    Answer by scout_mom at 9:28 AM on Nov. 11, 2010

  • AC uses a lot of power and it's bad for the environment, too.
    HotMama330

    Answer by HotMama330 at 11:34 AM on Nov. 11, 2010

  • Yep! Our electric bill just went down $100 and that was just a partial month of not using a/c.
    slw123

    Answer by slw123 at 8:58 PM on Nov. 12, 2010

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