Cooling tips to reduce your use

Cooling accounts for 2% of yearly energy use for a typical household in your area.

Close your shades in the summer

11,410 people do this

Let your air conditioning (AC) unit breathe

3,444 people do this

Insulate outlets and light switches

1,713 people do this

Clean or replace air filters

3,353 people do this

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

2,404 people do this

Seal air leaks

1,375 people do this

Seal gaps around window AC units

1,008 people do this

Set your thermostat to 78°F in the summer

3,344 people do this

Clear area around heating and cooling vents

5,581 people do this

Install a smart thermostat

6,698 people do this

Install window shades such as blinds or shutters

3,927 people do this

Seal leaky ducts

1,526 people do this

Install window tint (film) to keep your home cool

354 people do this

Only cool occupied areas

1,105 people do this