Stay cool, save cash with these simple summer tips!
With the warm weather coming, we have easy ways to stay cool and save cash. Click on the icons in the photo to check out our advice!
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Cook outside on hot days to keep your stove from heating up your house.
Turn down the temperature on your water heater. Your hot water can be less hot!
TIP: Water Heater
Close curtains and blinds during the day to keep out the sun. Open windows on cooler nights to stay comfortable instead of running the AC.
TIP: Window Blinds
Run appliances like dishwashers and dryers at night, when they’ll heat up your house less. You can air dry clothes on nice days too!
Replacing the air filter on your air conditioner can lower energy use by as much as 15%!
TIP: Air Filter
Switch to LED bulbs which generate less heat and use less electricity.
TIP: LED bulbs
Run ceiling fans in a counter-clockwise (or “forward”) direction to push cooling air down toward you.
TIP: Ceiling Fan
Consider setting your thermostat to 78 degrees when you are home. You could lower your energy costs by 10%.
Cook with the microwave. They use less energy and create less excess heat.