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Promote Energy Efficiency: Reduce Your Utility Bills This Summer

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The conveniences of modern living mean there's no reason to be uncomfortable during the summer months, but there's a price to pay for running your appliances 24/7. You can remain cool without neglecting energy efficiency by following these energy saving tips:

1. Accurately Set Your Thermostat

Adjust your thermostat to a temperature that's comfortable but not frigid. If you invest in a programmable thermostat, you can achieve even greater savings because it will automatically turn off your AC when you're away.

2. Inspect Your AC

Inefficient cooling equipment leads to increased electrical usage. Get a trained HVAC technician to examine your unit and determine if any steps are required to make it work like it should.

3. Check Insulation

Most people are concerned about insulation only when it's cold, but it's equally important to pay attention to it during the summer. Avoid letting cool air escape by filling any gaps and making sure your windows are properly sealed.

4. Take a Vacation

You can be happy without using any household electricity at all by heading somewhere else for a while. This will undoubtedly cost you a bit, but if you choose your destination with care, it will be totally worth it! The conservation of energy provides benefits to your wallet and to planet Earth. If you have any questions about the energy efficiency of your thermostat or air conditioner, contact Morelli today, and we'll be happy to help.

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