During the summer we make our AC work hard to keep our homes cool. In fact, energy use can increase by 40% or more on the hottest days.
Here are a few easy tips to conserve energy and save money this summer.
- On super hot days, close the blinds and keep the temperature set at 78 degrees. When you leave the house, turn the AC off.
- On mild days, turn the AC off and opt for a ceiling fan instead. It uses much less energy!
- Finally, keeping up with regularly scheduled maintenance such as changing filters and cleaning coils, can help your AC stay In the best shape possible to run more efficiently as usage increases.