Set your thermostat as high as comfortably possible. Did you know that a 1 degree increase in temperature can increase your monthly electric bill up to 5%??
- Keep your home warmer than you would normally like it when you are away from home
- Use fans to enable you to turn your thermostat up by 4 degrees with no reduction in your comfort level
- Turn your fans OFF when you leave a room. . . . fans do not cool rooms. . . they cool people by creating a wind chill
- Keep window shades and blinds closed to keep out the heat from the sun and to prevent direct sunlight from coming