When we think of Texas weather, relatively warm and temperate days come to mind, even in the winter. Last month, Northern Texas reached record-breaking cold temperatures that greatly affected residents of the state. Texans experienced freezing conditions and accumulating snowfall, and many were left without power and heat. Luckily, the temperatures are back to normal now – however, not only was North Texas affected but the rest of the nation was as well. Here at UGI Energy Services (UGIES), you can be sure that in a situation like the one just seen in Texas, we would walk you through each step of resolving these issues and how it correlates to your energy bill.
Are you ready for some football?
It’s that time of the year again! The Sunday dedicated to chicken wings, pizza, cold drinks & yelling at a TV screen. That’s right – Super Bowl Sunday is quickly arriving. On February 7th we will be graced by the Kansas City Chiefs and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers dominating our living rooms – fighting for the prize that is held most glory – the Super Bowl ring! Can you tell we are excited? But what does all of this have to do with energy?
The phenomenon of a “polar vortex” is something energy professionals continue to investigate. The past few years of mild weather have increased this curiosity as we prepare for the next one. A polar vortex is one of the natural occurrences that can have a direct impact on energy prices. While drastic weather shifts are something we have little control over, we can prepare by learning how they affect natural gas market rates.
Winter weather is knocking at our door, and as the temperature drops your energy consumption will rise. But by how much? There are steps you can take to make your business more energy-efficient and lower your energy bills this winter. Here are our top tips for a toasty, snuggly, and energy efficient winter season.