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How to Save Your Cold, Hard Cash When It's Crazy Hot Outside | Sunshine Dad
If you're like everyone else I've ever met in my life, you like to save money whenever you can. That's easier said than done, though, when the hot dog-days of summer drive up the energy costs in your home. Fortunately, Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) has some great tips for ways you can noticeably cut back on your energy bill. One of the best ways to cut back on energy consumption and save money is to understand what are the biggest consumers of electricity in your home. The largest energy users in your home are: your A/C, your pool, your water heater and your lights. If you were to only focus on these 4 areas you could make a significant impact on your bill. A/C - You should set your A/C to 78 degrees, your fan to auto and get a programmable or even a smart thermostat. Make sure to clean/replace your air filters regularly. Make sure the unit is clear from debris outside and that the coils are clean. You should turn your A/C up to at least 82 degrees if you are going to be