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When extreme temperatures cause strain on the electric grid – you can take action! Watch for alerts on Facebook and Twitter.

Did you know you can help manage your New Braunfels Utilities bill by conserving energy?

Prepare your home for a winter freeze.

  • Set thermostat at 68 degrees.
  • Run ceiling fans in reverse to help bring down warm air near the ceiling.
  • Check the temperature of water heaters. An average temperature of a water heater should be around 120 degrees.

Other Actions

  • Turn off lights, computers, and other electronic devices whenever possible. Replacing regular incandescent bulbs with more efficient light-emitting diode bulbs (LED).
  • Businesses should minimize the use of electric lighting and electricity consuming equipment, as much as possible.
  • Commercial customers of electricity should consider reducing nonessential production processes.