With record natural gas prices, Illinois households will face significantly higher heating bills this winter. While every family in Illinois will be affected, higher home heating costs will create a particular hardship for senior citizens and families already struggling to make ends meet.

These tips can help Illinoisans prepare for higher home heating costs this winter season by conserving energy, weatherizing their homes and making sure that everyone in our state stays warm and healthy this winter.

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