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More Energy Saving Tips from American Exteriors

With the summertime heat upon us, homeowners are continually looking for ways to beat the heat. This video from American Exteriors provides a few helpful hints to make your home more energy efficient and use less energy doing so.

Most people think of saving energy in the cold months but it is equally expensive to keep your residence cool and comfortable in the summer saving energy and keeping you comfortable are not mutually exclusive and it is easy to obtain by following a few simple steps.

  • First, be energy conscious. Turning off the lights and equipment not in use is a great way to save energy. Take advantage of the natural daylight instead of using indoor lighting.
  • Next, cover your windows with window treatments especially on the sides of your home with the most sun exposure. Keeping the blinds closed helps to block heat from the home during the times of day when the sun is most intense.
  • The use of fans can reduce the need for air conditioning by circulating air through out the home.
  • Install a programmable thermostat to automate your HVAC and save energy when you are away from home or during cooler evening hours.

There are many solutions to saving money on the energy bills both during the summer and winter months. Creating a plan can help you to take advantage of the best solution for you and keep you comfortable all year around while saving you money on your utility costs.

The American Exteriors YouTube channel and Facebook page have more great suggestions on your home remodeling improvements. Be sure to visit them to find out what other hoemowners are doing in your area.

For more energy tips, visit http://www.amext.com