When it comes to thermostats, everyone has their favorite “ideal temperature” during the summer months because some people keep them turned down too low, while others set them set too high, and their homes feel like saunas during the summer.
What’s temperature should you set your thermostat during the summer months? In this article, we will answer this question and provide you with tips on the best temperature for your home during the summer months.
Best Temperature For A Home During The Summer Months
Although some people might tell you that you should set your thermostat at 65 during the summer while others will tell you that 68 is best. The reality is that if you want to save money during the summer months while still staying at in your home at a higher temperature will help to lower your energy costs during the summer by at least 5% and this can easily translate to a savings of $30 or more per month.
If setting your thermostat higher is uncomfortable, you should turn on the ceiling fans in your home or purchase fans for each room in your home from stores like Walmart or Big Lots because having a fan in each room will help to keep the residents of your home cooler while circulating the air in your house.
Don’t Let The Summer Months Be Expensive Energy Months
Summer is traditionally a great time for families because kids are out of school, everyone is home during the day and there is more time for the family.
Sadly, the summer months are also traditionally a very expensive time of the year because home energy use increases, and this can result in higher energy bills.
Thankfully, you can reduce your energy costs this summer by following the tips in this article and you should also consider raising the temperature in your home by at least 10 degrees when you’re away and you should also consider investing in a programmable “smart” thermostat as well.
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For more tips on how to reduce your energy costs during the summer months, or to schedule maintenance for your air conditioner, contact us today by clicking here or calling (301) 401-2780.