BEE website offers hot tips for saving winter energy costs

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Volume 37-025 For Immediate Release: Jan. 30, 2009

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, -- After facing frigid winter temperatures recently, Missouri citizens now facing the inevitable pinch of next month's utility bills may want to find ways to keep heating and energy costs down. A wealth of information is only a few computer clicks away with a visit to Missouri's BEE website. That's B.E.E., as in "BeEnergyEfficient.org" (www.BeEnergyEfficient.org).

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources' Energy Center and the Missouri Public Service Commission jointly launched the BEE website last fall to help Missourians impacted by home heating costs. In addition to tips, the site also includes video clips touring a typical home to locate energy saving opportunities, and links to many other online sources of energy saving information.  A sampling of energy-saving winter heating tips on the site includes:

The department's Energy Center is a nonregulatory state office that works to protect the environment and stimulate the economy through energy efficiency and renewable energy resources and technologies.

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