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

3,059 people do this

Draft-proof outlets and light switches

813 people do this

Check your air filters every month

1,782 people do this

Use a ceiling fan rather than air conditioning

580 people do this

Clear area around vents

2,780 people do this

Program your thermostat

3,310 people do this

Improve shading for windows

685 people do this

Use fans instead of AC

387 people do this

Clear the area around your AC

968 people do this

Plant shade trees

445 people do this

Seal air leaks

803 people do this

Raise your thermostat a few degrees in the summer

599 people do this

Seal leaky ducts

661 people do this

Weatherstrip windows and doors

1,521 people do this