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

3,042 people do this

Talk to your landlord about installing a programmable or smart thermostat

7 people do this

Add shade coverings and awnings

239 people do this

Draft-proof outlets and light switches

804 people do this

Check your air filters every month

1,752 people do this

Upgrade your old windows

708 people do this

Choose an efficient room air conditioner

282 people do this

Use a ceiling fan rather than air conditioning

581 people do this

Clear area around vents

2,741 people do this

Program your thermostat

3,265 people do this

Improve shading for windows

682 people do this

Improve your home's insulation

1,094 people do this

Upgrade your old central air conditioner

192 people do this

Choose an efficient heat pump

846 people do this

Talk to your landlord about improving the comfort of your home

Use fans instead of AC

386 people do this