Cooling tips to reduce your use

Cooling accounts for 16% of yearly energy use for a typical household in your area.

Close your shades in the summer

736 people do this

Use fans instead of AC

226 people do this

Clear the area around your outdoor AC unit

264 people do this

Clean or replace air filters

121 people do this

Use a ceiling fan and raise the thermostat setting 4°F

120 people do this

Seal air leaks

34 people do this

Seal gaps around window AC units

16 people do this

Set your thermostat to 78°F in the summer

304 people do this

Install a programmable thermostat

116 people do this

Install window shades such as blinds or shutters

377 people do this

Seal leaky ducts

28 people do this

Install window tint (film) to keep your home cool

29 people do this

Only cool occupied areas

56 people do this