Tips to stay cool:
Buy a new ENERGY STAR room air conditioner.
Keep A/C filters clean so your system runs more efficiently.
When you set your thermostat, keep in mind that every degree you lower it increases costs by 6 percent.
When the A/C is running, close doors to keep cool air in and hot air out.
Keep shades and blinds shut to keep the sun out.
Add up your savings with free online energy calculators. Find out ways to save energy on your appliances.
Run ovens, washing machines, dryers, and dishwashers early in the morning or at night.
Cook in the microwave or outside on the grill to keep your kitchen cool.
Call your EnergyLine . IN NYC (1-800-609-4488) for information on heat stress and additional tips to save on summer energy bills.
Dry weather will cover a large portion of the entire country, according to forecasters. The best advice to gt through this heatwave is to be cool and stay indoors to keep cool.