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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