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    Quick Tips to Save on Energy Costs this Summer!

    Here are a few things you can do to  help reduce your energy costs and improve the efficiency of your air conditioner this summer.

    ~ Raise the temperature a little in your home. If you normally set your thermostat to 21°C, increase it to 22°C or 23° You’ll be surprised how much energy you save!

    ~ Close the blinds and curtains to prevent the sun from heating up your home.

    ~ Run your clothes dryer at night or hang your clothes outside on a clothesline.

    ~ If you have a programmable thermostat, use it to your advantage, when you’re not home, increase the temperature, have it set to begin cooling an hour or two before you arrive back home.

    ~ Cooking outdoors keeps a lot of heat from building up in your home and summer is a great time to do some grilling.

    ~ Keep your air filters in your furnace clean. Check and replace them regularly to maintain your HVAC systems efficiency.

    ~ Sealing your windows with caulking will help reduce the amount of air leaking from your home.

    We hope these tips will help you save a little more on your energy bill.