Manage Your Energy


Family enjoying a meal together indoors on a snowy day

At Home with Lisa: Why homes use more energy in the winter

Lisa takes a look at Avista’s website to learn the many reasons why her bill is higher during cold weather.

Woman checking food in the oven by looking through the oven's glass window

At Home with Lisa: Save energy in the kitchen this holiday season

It’s cooking season and Lisa takes steps to save energy in the kitchen.

Woman sitting with a blanket and a warming cloth rice bag

At Home with Lisa: Stay warm with DIY rice bags

Make rice bags to keep your feet warm.

Window plastic being applied to a window with a hair dryer

At Home with Lisa: Cover windows to keep heat inside

Lisa covers her windows in plastic, just in time for the cold weather.

A woman's hand holds onto a new furnace filter as she puts it into the furnace

At Home with Lisa: Preparing my house to fall back for Daylight Savings Time

Lisa shares a few ways she’s prepping to save energy, as daylight hours decrease.

Preparing soup with fresh vegetables on the stove

At Home with Lisa: The right home humidity can help keep you comfortable

A slow simmering stew or soup on the stovetop can make your home feel warmer during chilly evenings.