Douglas was chosen randomly out of about 100 people who entered the contest. His caption — “I know it’s inconvenient, honey, but look at what we save in air-conditioning costs!” — won him bragging rights and a smart power strip.
“What a great surprise!” Douglas said. “Thanks to CUB for all their work to support the consumer. Your efforts are truly appreciated.”
Check out CUB Energy Saver for tips on how NOT to live like the guy in the cartoon—see how you can save money on energy and still feel comfortable in your home.