Summer Cooling Tips

Division of Energy fact sheet
04/2020
Division of Energy Director: Craig Redmon
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Energy Savers booklet cover art.The tips below and many others for saving energy at home are adapted from the U.S. Department of Energy's Energy Savers Consumer Tips website and their Energy Savers booklet. (For a Spanish language version of the Energy Savers page and booklet, visit Ahorro de Energía: Energy Savers in Español.)

Use Air Conditioning and Fans Wisely

Shade your windows

Sunny windows make air conditioners work two to three times harder.

Weatherize

Air leaks waste energy dollars year-round.

For Long Term Savings

Everyday Tips to To Save Energy

These no-cost or low-cost tips are easy ways to save energy and money all year round.

Many of these same tips are also applicable to savings on winter heating costs.