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Energy Star: Prepare for Summer Now With a More Energy Efficient System

As summer approaches, energy providers are preparing for the few days per year when their systems will be pushed to the limit. To help reduce the enormous electricity demand from air conditioners, people can follow several tips on energy conservation given on this site. A number of informative guides and fact sheets explain proper maintenance and usage practices that can help to maximize energy efficiency. A particularly interesting document is the Home Heating and Cooling Tutorial, which illustrates how ducts, ceiling fans, programmable thermostats, and heating and cooling elements work together to maintain a comfortable temperature.
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Date of Scout Publication 2003-04-11
Archived Scout Publication URL https://scout.wisc.edu/report/nsdl/met/2003/0411

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