Cooling tips to reduce your use

Cooling accounts for 6% of yearly energy use for a typical household in your area.

Upgrade to ductless air conditioning

56 people do this

Use fans instead of AC

571 people do this

Upgrade to an efficient room air conditioner

137 people do this

Install window shades such as blinds or shutters

1,300 people do this

Cool your home with a whole-house fan

152 people do this

Clear the area around your outdoor AC unit

1,221 people do this

Seal leaky ducts

2,147 people do this

Set your thermostat to 78°F in the summer

913 people do this

Seal air leaks

1,100 people do this

Upgrade to a ductless heat pump

90 people do this

Upgrade your central air conditioner

216 people do this

Plant shade trees

513 people do this

Schedule a free home energy assessment

3,534 people do this

Only cool occupied areas

176 people do this

Install solar screens on your windows to keep the heat out

105 people do this

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

763 people do this