Energy

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 checklist to fold into your busy schedule...

We get a lot of questions about energy switching and a variety of topics as we work to help our customers make the best choice for their homes. Here, we share some of the most common questions we hear. BGE Budget Billing: My bill suddenly went up from a lower number each month to a much higher number. Why did that happen?What happens when my electricity or gas contract term ends?What happens if I move before my energy...

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.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 completely changed. On BGE’s website they state...

Lately, we have been receiving many phone calls and emails from our customers asking “Why was my last BGE bill so high?Here are 3 Reasons why last month’s BGE 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 paying the default...