Beat the heat and $ave!


It's HOT!  And with rising temperatures come rising utility bills.  Here are some tips to keep you cool without burning through all your dough, courtesy of FirstEnergy.

Close air conditioning registers in unused rooms and keep the doors to those rooms closed,  This will reduce the amount of energy your air conditioner will use to maintain your home's temperature.

Switch to compact fluorescent light bulbs.  The curly bulbs use up to 75% less energy than traditional incandescent bulbs and they produce less heat too!

Now is a great time for a check up for your HVAC system.  Your utility company may offer rebates on HVAC tune-ups or discounts on the purchase of new energy-efficient systems.  To see if you qualify, visit