Cooling tips to reduce your use

Heating and cooling account for 50% of yearly energy use for a typical household in our area.

Close your shades in the summer

273 people do this

Clean or replace air filters

36 people do this

Choose an energy-efficient room cooling unit

Use a ceiling fan and raise the thermostat setting 4°F

69 people do this

Schedule a home energy assessment

11 people do this

Clear area around heating and cooling vents

71 people do this

Install a programmable thermostat

15 people do this

Install window shades such as blinds or shutters

56 people do this

Improve your home's insulation

10 people do this

Schedule annual heat pump maintenance

16 people do this

Upgrade your old cooling equipment

42 people do this

Upgrade to an efficient heat pump

11 people do this

Turn up your thermostat and use fans

55 people do this

Clear the area around your cooling equipment

177 people do this

Seal air leaks

8 people do this

Set your thermostat to 78°F in the summer

107 people do this