How Are You Staying Cool This Summer?

Reader Contribution by Emily Kennedy
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As temperatures and humidity begin to rise during this time of year, something must be done to keep your home cool and comfortable. There are several ways to keep your home cool all while saving a substantial amount on money and energy. Simple Ways to Cool Your Home and Save Big suggests different energy-efficient alternatives to air conditioning including using attic fans, ceiling fans or whole-house fans. If you are in an area with a hotter climate and have no choice but to turn on your air conditioner, Fan Your Way to Lower Energy Bills is another article that has great information about how to reduce your energy bills just by turning on your ceiling fan.

Are you planning on using your air conditioning this summer or turning to an alternative cooling method? Let us know in the comments section below!

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