Now is the time to start thinking about staying cool during hot summer months and also how save money will doing it. You can start now by creating a more energy efficient home and surroundings. Here are some tips.
Make sure you have the proper insulation levels for your home. Check the EnergyStar.gov website for recommended levels of insulation for your house depending on where you live.
Install ceiling fans to help circulate cool air throughout your home
Use landscaping to help keep the sun out of your home. Get some tips for creating an energy efficient home using landscaping depending on where you live from Energy.gov.
If you’re in the market for a new in-window air conditioner, look for one comes with a timer feature which will help save on energy costs.
Install pull-down shades to help keep out the sun and excess heat.
Use a dehumidifier to create cooler, drier air during humid weather.
Finally, start scheduling and doing any needed repairs and maintenance on your cooling unit.