Vectren is reminding its customers about ways to cut energy costs throughout the holiday season.
"The holidays typically bring an increase in energy consumption, whether it be plugging in decorative lights or hosting out-of-town guests," said Brad Ellsworth, president of Vectren South. "However, there are a number of simple ways to use energy wisely and safely over the next several weeks."
Vectren suggests customers switch the lights on their holiday displays from standard incandescent or mini-lights to Light Emitting Diode (LED) lights. LED lights are shatterproof, shock resistant and safe to touch.
In addition, LEDs use 90 percent less electricity than regular holiday lights. Vectren also recommends the following tips to help consumers enjoy the holiday safely while using energy wisely:
For more holiday energy savings and safety tips, visit www.vectren.com/saveenergy or call Vectren's Conservation Connection contact center at (866) 240-8476.
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