Don’t resort immediately to that air-conditioner to keep cool. Actually, if you have that luxury, go right ahead! For the rest of us, we can find solace in these handy tips to keep the house cooler in summer without breaking the bank.
Air-dry dishes instead of using your dishwasher’s drying cycle. Use a microwave oven instead of a conventional electric range or oven. Turn off your computer and monitor when not in use.
Also note that 8 of the tips on this site are to get the most out of your air-conditioner – I didn’t mean to not include those of you with ACs.
25 cheap ways to keep your house cooler – [MSNFinance]