For Immediate Release:
Continuous cooling during the dog days of summer can take a bite out of your budget. You can reduce air conditioning energy use by 20-50 percent by switching to a high-efficiency, ENERGY STAR-qualified air conditioner and taking other actions to lower your home’s cooling costs. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) offers a home cooling infographic that informs consumers about air conditioning systems and provides the following tips to lower cooling costs:
For a host of home cooling energy-saving tips, check out the DOE’s Energy Saver website. Also, the Minnesota Department of Commerce, Division of Energy Resources offers consumer energy guides that cover many energy-saving suggestions.