Low-cost Savings Tips

  • Switch to fans when you can. Use a portable or ceiling fan instead of central A/C when you can comfortably do so.
  • Freshen A/C filters regularly. Clean or replace the filter in your central A/C to help it run more efficiently.
  • Weatherstrip and caulk drafty doors and windows to keep conditioned air in and save up to 5% on cooling costs.
  • Use LEDs and CFLs. Replace incandescent bulbs with LEDs (light emitting diodes) and compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs), which provide the same amount of light, use up to 75 percent less energy and can last up to 10 times longer.
  • Filter your swimming pool for less when you switch to an energy-efficient, variable-speed pool pump and get a rebate.
  • Use a pool or spa cover. Covers can reduce heat loss by up to 90%.
  • Instale sensores de ocupación. Estos dispositivos de bajo costo pueden reducir los costos de iluminación hasta un 40 por ciento.
  • Install programmable thermostats o relojes para controlar automáticamente las configuraciones de temperatura en los equipos de calefacción y aire acondicionado.
  • Invest in energy-efficient equipment. Always look for the ENERGY STAR® symbol, which indicates it meets federal standards for energy efficiency.

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