Most home heating bills include standard components such as meter reading dates, recipient address, payment date and so forth. These components are straightforward and easy to understand. Some of the charges on your home heating bill may not be so easy to understand. Taking the time to learn how to read the bill can prove helpful when it comes to finding ways to save energy.
You will generally see the term CCF, or 100 cubic feet, on your home heating bill. This is the standard unit used to measure consumption of natural gas. Other usage terms utilized may include British Thermal Units (BTUs), or therms, short for thermal unit.
Other terms commonly used include:
With this information in hand, homeowners can begin whittling away at high energy costs by tracking usage and employing these tips:
In Western Colorado, contact Climate Control Company today for help lowering your home heating bill.
Our goal is to help educate our customers in Aspen, Vail and the surrounding Western slope communities in Colorado about energy and home comfort issues (specific to HVAC systems). For more information about home heating bills and other HVAC topics, please visit our website.
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