Energy vampires | How to reduce your bill

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) — A family on a budget can survive the soaring energy bills of summertime without spending anything on upgrades. The average Fresno County family spends about $87.52 every month on electricity.

Even in a new home built to be energy efficient, Shelli Deedon and her daughters can rack up $400 energy bills in the summer months. But when their bill climbed by $70, they went on a mission to find out why. The solution was easy to straighten out. “We found out it was a hot iron that was plugged in and even though it wasn’t on, was still drawing lots and lots of power.”

Click here to view video.