A few tips to help reduce energy use during the hot summer months.
Reducing Summer Power Bills Without Spending Money
A key to reducing air conditioning costs during hot summer days is to limit the amount of heat generated within the home or apartment during the afternoon, when temperatures are at their highest.
More Efficient Air Conditioning:
One of the most inexpensive and effective ways to reduce your air conditioning costs is to adjust your thermostat setting. The savings can be significant when you set your thermostat at 25 degrees Celcius or 78 degrees Fahrenheit or higher. For each degree you raise your thermostat setting, you reduce seasonal cooling costs by 6 to 8 percent.
Biggest Money Saving Improvements:
Four tips to provide the greatest power savings: