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How can I use my AC more efficiently and save on my energy bill?Updated 10 months ago

There are several things you can do to ensure you're using your AC most efficiently:

  1. Clean your filter: A clean filter allows more air to flow through the AC, making it more energy efficient.
  2. Maximize air flow: For ACs, free flowing air is like food. For them to “eat” and operate as efficiently as possible, they need air to pass through without being blocked. Make sure there is nothing blocking the air flow around your Windmill AC, on the inside and outside of your home.
  3. Give your AC some shade: Your unit will be happier and work more efficiently if you place it in a window that doesn’t get a lot of sun.
  4. Insulate the window: Make sure there are no air gaps in your windows or walls, so cool air can’t escape (and warm air can’t get in).
  5. Do the little things: Run appliances that generate a lot of heat (washer, dryer, dishwasher, etc.) during cooler parts of the day and keep blinds closed (in your other windows) during the sunniest parts of the day.
  6. Use the app: Let's face it, sometimes we forget to turn off the AC when we leave home. With our app, for iPhone and Android, you can shut it off remotely and save energy.
  7. Sign up for Eco Rewards: Enroll from the app and we'll reduce your AC's power at times of peak demand, to make your air cleaner and your electric grid more reliable. Earn up to $60 in rewards per year per AC.


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