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Summer Cooling Tips to Chill Out with Energy Star

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Have you ever had a question about saving energy in your home, but didn't know where to turn? Just ask the expert!

Summertime is here and there's some easy ways to save energy and money. On a hot day shade can help your home stay cooler. If you have a window where the sun streams in adjust your curtains or blinds to block the direct Sun. An awning is even more effective at blocking that hot summer sun.

Another great way to save energy is to use a programmable thermostat to automatically let the temperature rise in your home whenever it works for your family to do so. Raising the temperature just a few degrees during the day and at night can save a hundred and eighty dollars a year.

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