Cooling tips to reduce your use

Cooling accounts for 10% of yearly energy use for a typical household in your area.

Close your shades in the summer

28 people do this

Add shade coverings and awnings

5 people do this

Draft-proof outlets and light switches

Check your air filters every month

Upgrade your old windows

Choose an efficient room air conditioner

Use a ceiling fan rather than air conditioning

6 people do this

Clear area around vents

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Program your thermostat

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Improve shading for windows

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Improve your home's insulation

Upgrade your old central air conditioner

Choose an efficient heat pump

Use fans instead of air conditioning

7 people do this

Clear the area around your AC

22 people do this

Test ducts for leaks