Save Money on Summer Cooling!

By Courtney Lassiter | 

According to Duke Energy Experts closing window coverings during the day will cut down on one-third of the load an air-conditioner.

Raising your thermostat to 78 degrees could knock off up to 30 percent on your bill.

Don't open windows to give your air conditioner a break. The humidity that comes in at night will work your air conditioner harder during the day.

Energy Experts suggest taking a look at a new 13 SEER air conditioner. Reports say it uses half the energy of an air conditioner 15 years old.

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