"It does worry me on how you would actually be able to cover the increase as far as your electric goes since it's a necessity," said Reedy.
Households who use natural gas, electricity and propane will notice higher expenses than those who use heating oils.
"I believe it's a supply in demand and with the change of seasons, you go from all electric summertime cooling to different sources of heating in the winter," said Robert Kochera, vice president of Valentine Electric.
Kochera says residential communities mostly use heat pumps and commercial buildings use natural gas, a resource that is on supply and demand.
"People that have heating oil suffer the most because that's what fluctuates the most is actually fuel heating kerosene," said
While this increase will affect households nationwide, the state of
"They lead the way in the energy conservation and
Just over half of the
The best way to save money for all heat users is to turn the thermostat down and turn off all electrical appliances.
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