As temperatures rise into the 90s Saturday and Sunday, air conditioners and fans are likely to be on full blast.
To combat the increase in energy bills, the Dayton Power & Light Company is offering tips to reduce energy while saving money.
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DP&L recommends setting air conditioners to "auto" instead of "on" and turning off ceiling fans in unoccupied rooms.
Homeowners should change or clean their filters once a month, as dust makes your unit work harder.
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Use ovens, dishwashers and dryers later in the evening to lessen the heat output during the day.
Remember to turn off unnecessary lights and switch to energy-efficient light bulbs that give off less heat.
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Practicing these tips, along with insulating your attic and making sure it is properly ventilated, will save you money in the long run, according to DP&L.
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