For Immediate Release
Contact:  Matt Schilling
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PUCO offers utility tips for small businesses

COLUMBUS, OHIO (Feb. 13, 2014) – Small-business owners know the importance of managing expenses to boost the bottom line. Utility services including electric, natural gas and telephone are essential to running a business, but they do not have to break the budget.

By understanding your utility services and implementing conservation habits, small-business owners can reduce energy waste and develop energy savings and solutions. The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) offers these tips to help manage small-business utility costs.

By monitoring your utility bills and practicing energy conservation habits, small-business owners can make the best use of their business energy dollars. The PUCO offers a variety of information to help small businesses understand their bills and conserve energy. For more information, contact the PUCO at (800) 686-PUCO (7826) or


The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) is the sole agency charged with regulating public utility service. The role of the PUCO is to assure all residential, business and industrial consumers have access to adequate, safe and reliable utility services at fair prices while facilitating an environment that provides competitive choices. Consumers with utility-related questions or concerns can call the PUCO Call Center at (800) 686-PUCO (7826) and speak with a representative.

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