DOE Offers Energy-Saving Tips to Cut Summer Cooling Bills

May 31, 2005

Summer is coming soon, and with many parts of the country already experiencing hot days, DOE is offering easy tips to save money and energy while keeping cool. By following a few common sense guidelines, you can cut your summer energy bills by 10 to 50 percent. The energy-saving tips cover such topics as wisely using fans and air conditioning, landscaping for energy efficiency, shading your windows, and weatherizing your home, as well as other low-cost tips to save energy. See the tips and other useful links in the DOE press release.

The Alliance to Save Energy and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) are also offering tips to save energy this summer. See the Alliance to Save Energy press release and see the EPA press release and related documents on the Energy Star Web site.