Close Your Shades to Save Energy

April 28, 2011 | By | Comments (1)

Another easy way to cut down your electric bill this spring and summer: Keep your shades closed especially on the west- and south-facing windows of your home. Doing so prevents your home from being heated by the sun and making your cooling system work harder.




In the colder months do the opposite. Keep your shades up during the day if you can to take advantage of the sun’s energy.


What do you do to keep your electric bills low during the summer?