Most Americans are looking for ways to reduce their energy usage and as summer quickly approaches, this requires taking a look at how they’re using air conditioning. According to a recent study, about 5% of all electricity we use in the U.S. goes to air conditioning, which has a total cost of more than $11 billion a year. At Half Price Drapes, we’re here to offer some tips to help you keep your AC usage to a minimum this summer. 1. Upgrading your cooling system How old is your air … [Read more...] about 4 Ways to Reduce Your Reliance on Air Conditioning This Summer
As the summertime temperatures skyrocket, many homeowners feel that they’re stuck between a rock and a hard place. Do they save money or do they stay cool? It can seem as though cranking the air conditioning – which inevitably runs up utility bills – is the only way to get some relief but a recent article in the Providence Journal, How to literally stay cool and save money at the same time gives some tips for doing both. Jeff Wuorio writes, “Summertime, and the cooling is … very, very … [Read more...] about Can You Save Money and Stay Cool at the Same Time?