Pennsylvania Office of Consumer Advocate

 

 

Pennsylvania Office of Consumer Advocate
555 Walnut Street
5th Floor Forum Place
Harrisburg, PA 17101-1923

Phone: 717-783-5048 or toll free 800-684-6560
Fax: 717-783-7152

Email: consumer@paoca.org

OCA Consumer Tips

Archives

May 2012 Do You Have Pennsylvania’s Oldest Refrigerator?
December 2011 Be Prepared and Plan Ahead For an Electric Service Outage
April 2011 Nationwide Drug Take-back Day Set for April 30, 2011
March 2011 EPA’s Fix a Leak Week Tips
July 2010 HYPERTHERMIA: TOO HOT FOR YOUR HEALTH
July 2009 Tips For Older Adults To Combat Heat-Related Illnesses
May 2009 How Much Water Are We Using?
February 2009 HYPOTHERMIA: A COLD WEATHER RISK FOR OLDER PEOPLE
January 2009 How to Make A Donation to a Hardship Fund
July 2008 Recycling Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs
May 2008 May is National Safe Digging Month and the OCA Reminds You to Call Before You Dig!
April 2008 Spring into Action: How Landscaping Can Help with Home Energy Efficiency
February 2008 Hold on to Heat
October 2007 Are You Having Trouble Paying Your Monthly Gas and Electric Bills?
August 2007 BEWARE OF CHANGES IN CALLING DIRECTORY ASSISTANCE
April 2007 BEWARE OF RATE CHANGES FOR IN-STATE CALLS MADE WITH AT&T PRE-PAID PHONE CARDS
January 2007 The Energy Policy Act of 2005 offers consumers credits on their federal income tax returns.
September 2006 Governor Rendell Again Expands Heating Assistance for Low-Income Pennsylvanians.
June 2006 Lower Summer Electric Use
October 2005 Prepare Now for Winter Heating Bills
September 2005 Prepare Now for Winter Heating Bills
July 2005 The Pennsylvania Office of Consumer Advocate Offers Tips for Lowering Summer Energy Costs
June 2005 Directory Assistance Via the Internet
May 2005 Safe and Adequate Water Service at Just and Reasonable Rates
April 2005 Do your plans for Spring include digging in the yard?
March 2005 Lead Facts and Tap Water Quality
February 2005 Utility Customer Protection Act
January 2005 Your computer can make its own long distance calls by modem hijacking!
December 2004 How to Make A Donation to a Hardship Fund
November 2004 LIHEAP Cash & Crisis Programs
October 2004 Do you know someone without a telephone? Is phone service more than they can afford?
September 2004 What to Think About When Comparing Your Landline Phone to a Wireless Phone
August 2004 Use Water Wisely
July 2004 Heat Waves.
June 2004 If You Have a Power Outage.
May 2004 Get Prepared Now for Summer Storms.
April 2004 Paying too much for your local telephone service? Check out your local calling plan.
March 2004 Save on Water and Water Heating Costs at the Same Time
February 2004 Simple Winter Heating Maintenance
January 2004 Fireplaces and Home Energy Use
December 2003 Replace Some Light Bulbs, Save Energy
November 2003 Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program
October 2003 Prepare Now for Winter Heating Bills
September 2003 New long-distance telephone charges
August 2003 Lower Summer Electric Use
July 2003 Unnecessary Rental Fees
June 2003 Dial-Up Internet Access
May 2003 Voicemail Scam
April 2003 Service Shut-Offs
March 2003 Hardship Funds
February 2003 Check for air leaks
January 2003 Pennsylvania's Do Not Call list
December 2002 Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program
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