July 8, 2015

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Home Cooling

With the summer heat finally here, the U.S. Department of Energy recently posted an “Energy Saver 101: Everything you Need to Know about Home Cooling” infographic on its website.  According to the infographic, 6% of an average household’s energy use is for space cooling, two-thirds of all U.S. homes have air conditioners, and homeowners spend $11 billion a year to run their air conditioners.  The site also has information on how different types of air conditioners work, tips on AC maintenance and common problems, and tips for saving energy and lowering your cooling costs.