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As we officially turn the calendar to fall, many are thinking about turning up the heat during these cooler months. A new report is revealing how much Americans worry about being able to afford heating their homes.
According to a nationwide survey, 1 in 3 Americans are struggling to pay for energy bills in 2023 and 69% of Americans had higher energy bills this year than in years past. Other survey highlights include:
- 67% are trying to save on energy costs in 2023
- The average monthly electric bill is $201, highest energy bills are in New England ($245)
- 53% keep their homes cooler than their preferred temperature to try and save money
After a record-breaking summer, more than half of Americans reported higher than expected energy bills. And with winter weather just around the corner Americans are getting ready.
Take a look at the full report which includes the top ways Americans are trying to cut heating and cooling costs, and more on how much Americans plan to spend winterizing their homes this year. Let me know if you have any questions or interest in sharing with your audience!