CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - With heat advisories set in the Tri-State, Duke Energy has a few tips to save money and save yourself from the already hot, hot, hot temperatures.
- Keep doors closed. By doing so, and also sealing leaks around windows and doors, customers can save 10% annually on energy bills.
- Keep curtains and blinds shut during the day. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, this step can reduce heat in your home by 45%.
- Turn up the thermostat. Only bumping up the thermostat by one or two degrees can save costs and still feel comfortable.
- Microwave instead of oven. This step cuts down on heat in the kitchen, and uses 70% less energy.
More information can be found as www.duke-energy.com.