Here are a few suggestions that you may want to post on your social media or provide to local radio stations to include on-air or local newspapers to include in the next issue. These tips below come from energy.gov. When looking for content, be sure to use information from credible, unbiased sources (think website extensions with .gov, .org., or .edu).
- Install window coverings to prevent heat gain through your windows during the day.
- Set your thermostat at a temperature you find comfortable and that provides humidity control, if needed. The smaller the difference between the indoor and outdoor temperatures, the lower your overall cooling bill will be.
- Turn off ceiling fans when you leave the room. Remember that fans cool people, not rooms, by creating a wind chill effect.