Practice safety and think energy efficiency as Daylight Saving Time begins
March 8, 2018
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.— Indianapolis Power & Light Company
(IPL), a subsidiary of The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES), encourages customers to
put safety first as we prepare for warmer temperatures and to consider easy
ways to manage their energy use as Daylight Saving Time begins this Sunday,
March 11 at 2 a.m.
Central Indiana “springs forward” this weekend, follow these safety tips to
reduce the risk of unsafe situations:
smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors. Safety experts recommend replacing smoke and carbon
monoxide detector batteries twice a year.
IPL’s Outage Information Center. In
the event of an electrical outage, have our Outage Center in
your phone or tablet so you can easily report an outage, access outage
safety tips, and view our outage map.
your family emergency plan. Take
a few minutes to put safety first for your family and replenish your emergency outage kit.
are a few simple steps than can make a difference when it comes to effectively
managing energy usage:
LED lighting. Replace old incandescent bulbs
with newer light-emitting diode (LED) bulbs. With energy-efficient ENERGY
STAR bulbs you use 70-90 percent less and they last up to 25 times longer.
your thermostat. The less difference in
temperature there is between outside and inside your home the more energy
you’re saving. Set your thermostat back at least 8 degrees each day – when
you are at work and/or sleeping.
the efficiency of your HVAC system.
Replace air filters every month.
Water Heater Temperature.
Check the temperature of your water heater. Lowering your water heater’s
temperature and installing low-flow showerheads could reduce energy and
your water heating bills.
more information about other energy efficient measures you can take to cut your
energy costs, visit IPLpower.com/waystosave.
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
visit www.IPLpower.com or connect with us
at www.twitter.com/IPLpower, www.facebook.com/IPLpower or www.linkedin.com/company/IPLpower.
(NYSE: AES) is a Fortune 200 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
Indianapolis Power & Light Company
Office: 317.829.7737, Media Hotline: 317.261.5905