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If you’re thinking about making a switch to a new energy provider, you may wonder about the reliability of the service. Power outages are inconvenient at best, and can cause serious problems if the time without service is prolonged. Rest assured that switching energy suppliers will not cause a disruption in the delivery of your electricity. At PointClickSwitch, it’s very important to us that you’re fully informed about how to decipher your electric bill and also...

The new year has officially kicked off, making it the perfect time to get your house (and your budget) in order. If you’ve resolved to make an effort to save more money this year, one place start is with your energy costs. Utility bills can take a big chunk out of your disposable income, but learning how to save on energy, you can enjoy significant monthly savings. Energy Savings Checklist Here’s a list of our best suggestions for...

The winter season brings the fun and frolic of the holidays, but also lower temperatures and sometimes inclement weather like ice and snow. We at PointClickSwitch get simply giddy with the approach of winter. We love the snow dusted trees and the promise of sledding or building a snowman! But during this season, it’s important to us that you be as cozy, snug and warm in your home as possible. So, we’re bringing you our favorite...

One of the things we at PointClickSwitch love about fall is the changing of the leaves and how Baltimore’s normally humid weather cools off to a crisp but comfortable temperature range. We also know that fall is a time for preparation for the more intense cold of winter and all of the potential house and energy issues that come along with the drop in temps. Here is a quick home checklist to fold into your busy...

Baltimore Gas and Electric (BGE) customers may be in for a surprise when they check their mailboxes this week. BGE has recently made some big changes to help customers understand and interpret their energy bills and ultimately save on electricity and gas. The new bill is written clearly and uses plain language—relying heavily on graphics, charts and graphs to convey some pretty complex information. Customers may notice that the look and feel of the new bill has...

Lately, we have been receiving many phone calls and emails from our customers asking “Why was my last electric bill from BGE so high? Here are 3 Reasons why last month’s BGE electric bill was higher than normal: 1.       You used more electricity. The largest driver of electricity consumption in the summer is air conditioning. 2.       The weather was hot! August had 14 days that reached 90 degrees and above.  Another six days temperatures topped out at 89 degrees. 3.       You were...