staying cool

Is it hot enough for the A/C or will a fan do the trick?  Lowe's offers some helpful hints for saving money while still keeping your home comfortable:

  • Before you leave the house for the day, turn up the temperature by 10 to 15 degrees
  • Regularly change your furnace filter
  • Swap incandescent light bulbs for cooler and more energy efficient compact fluorescents
  • Fire up the grill and cook outdoors
  • Hold off on drying that load of laundry or running the dishwasher until the evening or early morning


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