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

11,523 people do this

Let your air conditioning (AC) unit breathe

3,476 people do this

Insulate outlets and light switches

1,748 people do this

Clean or replace air filters

3,440 people do this

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

2,417 people do this

Seal air leaks

1,394 people do this

Seal gaps around window AC units

1,012 people do this

Set your thermostat to 78°F in the summer

3,390 people do this

Clear area around heating and cooling vents

5,696 people do this

Install a smart thermostat

6,760 people do this

Install window shades such as blinds or shutters

3,960 people do this

Seal leaky ducts

1,541 people do this

Install window tint (film) to keep your home cool

360 people do this

Only cool occupied areas

1,109 people do this