Graphic explaining summer energy-saving tips, which are also written about in the article below the image.
  • Close blinds & drapes during the day to keep the heat out.
  • Turn off lights and ceiling fans when you leave a room. Fans cool people, not rooms.
  • Schedule regular maintenance for your cooling equipment to maximize efficiency.
  • Use solar lights to brighten up your outdoor space.
  • Replace disposable air filters once every month to maximize efficiency, or follow manufacturers guidelines.
  • Install a programmable thermostat to easily adjust the temperature when you are sleeping or away from home.
  • On hot days, avoid using the oven. Cook on the stove, microwave or grill outside.