Raise the temperature settings for cooling to 78°F
Raising the temperature settings of your cooling management controller will cause your cooling system to use less electricity, and is a worthwhile consideration in circumstances where there is little impact to comfort, or where clothing and other adjustments are preferable by the home's occupants.
In addition to your Action Plan, you can search through our Energy Tips. There are ideas for quick behavior changes, weekend projects, maintenance, when it breaks, health and comfort, and other energy saving ideas. You can easily add those to your action plan.
If you mark an item on your plan as completed, we will track your estimated energy use and savings over time. We can use this to find additional savings options.
For a good overview of how to set and operate your thermostat, visit http://www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?fuseaction=vid_gallery.showGenYTVideo&s=mega