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We are looking out for you! Follow these energy tips for energy optimization and efficiency.
Set your thermostat as low as is comfortable. The optimal setting is 68 degrees when you’re awake and lower when you’re sleeping or out. Using a programmable thermostat will allow you to automatically lower the temperature in your home when you’re gone during the day or at night.
Make sure the insulation in your attic, ceilings, exterior walls, floors and crawl space meet energy-saving standards. Icicles on your roof are a sign of poor attic insulation.
Clean the coils on your refrigerator.
When weather is mild, use fans instead of the air conditioner. Your central air conditioner will use about 100 times more energy than a fan at medium speed.