The cold weather can impact our comfort at home and strain our buildings. We then run to our thermostats and space heaters to warm us up, increasing our energy usage and electricity bill.
Whenever there is an increase in energy demand, this puts additional pressure on the power grid, resulting in higher costs for generating and delivering power.
Quick Winter Energy Consumption Stats
increase in energy consumption during winter months
per day used by electric furnaces
per kWH increase over 7 years