Cooling tips to reduce your use

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

Install solar screens on your windows to keep the heat out

232 people do this

Close your shades in the summer

9,936 people do this

Talk to your landlord about installing a programmable thermostat

179 people do this

Insulate outlets and light switches

1,441 people do this

Clean or replace air filters

2,828 people do this

Upgrade to energy-efficient windows

1,676 people do this

Upgrade to an efficient room air conditioner

1,335 people do this

Schedule a home energy assessment

2,975 people do this

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

2,240 people do this

Cool your home with a whole-house fan

250 people do this

Clear area around heating and cooling vents

4,515 people do this

Install a programmable thermostat

5,995 people do this

Install window shades such as blinds or shutters

3,641 people do this

Improve your home's insulation

3,632 people do this

Upgrade to an efficient central air conditioner

907 people do this

Talk to your landlord about improving the comfort of your home

57 people do this