Ceiling fans

Ceiling fans can help. Instead of cranking down your air conditioner, take the time to use a ceiling fan to cool off a room. You’ll find it can feel as much as 8 degrees cooler in the room and that can help you to remain comfortable at a fraction of the cost.

Be open to replacing the unit. Sometimes an air conditioner repair isn’t going to be enough. Older units don’t run efficiently and they can increase the overall cost you will pay in electricity fees.

Keep these ideas in mind when you are looking at how you can reduce your summer air conditioning bill. Of course, the most important first step before you do anything else is to ensure that you have your semiannual air conditioning maintenance done. This will be the time when problems can be addressed and you can ensure that your home is kept cooler more efficiently and prevent a summer breakdown when record temperatures are reported in your area.