With winter temperatures on the way, the Citizens Utility Board is offering tips to cut down on your electric and gas bills.
The group held a news conference in Champaign Monday to give the advice in reaction to a recent report from the Energy Information Administration.
That report said Illinois househoulds consume energy at a rate that's 44% above the national average, and that a 13% spike in Midwest gas bills is expected this winter.
CUB spokesperson Laura Goldberg said there are several ways to slash energy costs.
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