Just because the temperature is rising doesn’t mean your power bill has to rise as well. There are lots of simple and inexpensive ways to save energy without sacrificing comfort. Here are some steps you can take.
Natural ventilation is your friend
Even during the warmest months, you can take advantage of cooler temperatures at night. By opening your windows and turning of your cooling system at night, you not only can enjoy the cool nighttime breezes, but you can also capture the cooler air in the morning by closing your windows and blinds.
Your appliances might be making your home warmer
Whether it be your oven or inefficient lighting, there are lots of ways your appliances can be increasing the temperature of your home – which makes your cooling system work twice as hard. Install energy-efficient lighting and minimizing activities that generate a lot of heat like running computers, dishwashers and irons.