Summer is here and while you may be dreaming of beach vacations, there is one aspect of the warm weather months that you may not have considered yet--the effect on your utility bills. Did you know that the average household spends $2,000 a year on utility bills, with nearly half going to cooling and heating their home? The cost of keeping cool can be significant, but not if you put a little thought into it from the start.
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