10 Ways To Beat The Heat & Save Money On Your Energy Bill

By Chris Tanner | Thu, August 30, 18

As we push through the final months of summer, battered by record heat waves, the energy grid is put to the ultimate test. The increase in demand on the grid is usually passed on to us, the consumer, as a higher energy bill. How can we keep cool while also reducing our energy costs, and in turn, our energy usage?

Here are ten tips to help you beat the heat, save money, and reduce your carbon footprint:

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By Chris Tanner | Thu, August 30, 18

As we push through the final months of summer, battered by record heat waves, the energy grid is put to the ultimate test. The increase in demand on the grid is usually passed on to us, the consumer, as a higher energy bill. How can we keep cool while also reducing our energy costs, and in turn, our energy usage?

Here are ten tips to help you beat the heat, save money, and reduce your carbon footprint:

1. Give your air conditioner a checkup – or a replacement

One of the most important factors in reducing energy costs and keeping cool is maximizing the efficiency of your cooling systems. Clearing a clogged A/C unit filter alone can save 5 to 15 percent in energy use1, and will help keep the unit in proper working order for longer – saving you money on expensive replacements down the road.

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