IPL offers Ways to Save by using energy wisely in hot weather
June 7, 2018
Indianapolis Power & Light Company (IPL), a subsidiary of The AES
Corporation (NYSE: AES), is encouraging customers to be safe and practice
energy efficiency as temperatures rise into the lower nineties starting today
and into the weekend.
According to the Department of Energy
(DOE), heating and cooling can account for nearly 58 percent of a household’s
energy use, so it’s important to understand how extreme fluctuations in
temperature can affect energy use.
are a few energy efficiency programs that can help IPL customers take control
of their electric bills:
- Take advantage of IPL’s Home Energy Assessment, which
is a great first step to increasing comfort and managing energy usage at
home. You can schedule
an assessment online today.
- Sign up for IPL
PowerView, a free energy efficiency tool that shows customers their
daily and monthly electricity consumption and provides billing comparisons
with previous timeframes and similar households nearby while overlaying
actual weather factors.
Marketplace provides the convenience of shopping for energy-saving
products and instant rebates on smart thermostats from your laptop,
tablet, or mobile device all while in the comfort of your own home.
addition to these energy efficiency programs, there are other easy Ways to
- Adjust your thermostat. The bigger the temperature difference between outside
and inside your home, the harder your home is working to keep cool, which
can result in spiked energy usage.
- Seal air leaks.
Weather stripping and proper insulation will keep cool air inside your
- Use ceiling or floor fans to keep cool. Fans offer an inexpensive alternative to setting the
thermostat to a lower temperature cooling people, not rooms.
on all of IPL’s Ways to Save as well as billing and payment options can be
found online at IPLpower.com.
About Indianapolis Power & Light Company and AES.
Indianapolis Power & Light Company (IPL), an AES
Company, provides retail electric service to more than 490,000 residential,
commercial and industrial customers in Indianapolis, as well as portions of
other Central Indiana communities surrounding Marion County. During its long
history, IPL has supplied its customers with some of the lowest-cost, most
reliable power in the country. For more information about the company, please
or connect with us at www.twitter.com/IPLpower, www.facebook.com/IPLpower
AES Corporation (NYSE: AES) is a Fortune 500 global power
company. We provide affordable, sustainable energy to 15 countries through
our diverse portfolio of distribution businesses as well as thermal and
renewable generation facilities. Our workforce is committed to operational
excellence and meeting the world’s changing power needs. Our 2017 revenues
were $11 billion and we own and manage $33 billion in total assets. To
learn more, please visit www.aes.com. Follow
AES on Twitter @TheAESCorp.
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