October Work/Life Line: Energy Efficiency Tips


Contributed by Katie Sack

NYSEG, a subsidiary of Iberdrola USA, serves 878,000 electricity customers and 261,000 natural gas customers across more than 40% of upstate New York. These forms of energy NYSEG provide work to power the things in our homes. As the seasons change and we enter into the fall, it pays to be energy efficient. According to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), the average U.S. household spends about $1,800 per year on home energy. As a homeowner, there are several measures you can take to control, or lower, your monthly utility bills. 

Below are some cost-efficient, energy saving tips to keep your bill down during cool fall months:

Want to learn more? Check out our October Lunch n’ Learn, "All About Energy with NYSEG" on Wednesday, October 2nd from 12:00pm – 1:00pm in the Peggy R. Williams Center, HR Conference Room GL-52, where Sherry Nedrow, Customer Advocate at NYSEG, will discuss energy plans and options with NYSEG. RSVPs are appreciated to 274-8000 or e-mail benefits@ithaca.edu  

Work/Life: We believe in the integration of work and life outside of work.

Mind, Body, Me Members: This Lunch-and-Learn is worth 10 points.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Katie Sack at ksack@ithaca.edu or (607) 274-1208. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.