Consumers Energy offers energy-saving tips as temperatures rise

Posted on Aug 2, 2016

  • With temperatures headed for the high 90s Fahrenheit in Michigan this week, Consumers Energy is offering information to help businesses and households manage energy use while staying cool.

    Households can lower their energy costs by using ceiling fans instead of air conditioning, keeping the air conditioner tuned for peak efficiency, blocking sunlight with drapes or blinds and setting the thermostat to 78 degrees during the day, according to the company. Additional tips can be found at

    The company’s website also features tools to help businesses calculate cooling costs and increase efficiency, including a cooling system comparison calculator and a facility assessment wizard. The tools are available at

    For more information, visit

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