Five years ago, when Christiam Velez began seeking ways to winterize her home, it was a prescient move. This winter, heating bills for Con Edison customers are expected to rise, due to increases in the cost of natural gas, which influences the cost of electricity.
To help her find energy inefficiencies in her multi-family property in The Bronx, Velez called Con Edison and set up an energy audit. Room by room, reps identified how she was losing heat. “They gave me great ideas,” she said.