Cooling tips to reduce your use

Cooling accounts for 1% of yearly energy use for a typical household in your area.

Close your shades in the summer

2,966 people do this

Add shade coverings and awnings

235 people do this

Draft-proof outlets and light switches

767 people do this

Check your air filters every month

1,658 people do this

Upgrade your old windows

700 people do this

Choose an efficient room air conditioner

270 people do this

Use a ceiling fan rather than air conditioning

575 people do this

Clear area around vents

2,604 people do this

Program your thermostat

3,152 people do this

Improve shading for windows

667 people do this

Improve your home's insulation

1,056 people do this

Upgrade your old central air conditioner

182 people do this

Choose an efficient heat pump

798 people do this

Use fans instead of AC

377 people do this

Clear the area around your AC

917 people do this

Plant shade trees

430 people do this