Summer months are the time when many of us get a significantly higher electrical bill. There are tips and tricks one can use in order to lower the bill and engage in environmentally friendly behavior at the same time. It may be obvious, but turning the air conditioner off when you don’t use it is a must. It also helps to use ENERGY STAR rated appliances and combine the usage with thermostat. Ceiling fan can provide sufficient relief in certain situations. Make sure your insulation is efficient and clean all the ducts.
- Summer is fun, but also causes electricity bills to go way up.
- Follow these tips to reduce the electricity needed to keep your home cool.
- You should use energy-efficient appliances, turn them off when you’re done, and more.
“According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, the average household in 2015 spent $405 on electricity during the summer.”