Adjust the Thermostat
How low can you go? Put on extra layers and snuggle up in the winter, especially at night.
In the summertime, ceiling fans run more efficiently than air conditioning, and for every degree you set your thermostat above 72, you'll save 3% off your electric bill...
As we brace ourselves for yet another round of temperatures in the upper 90s in Flint, you're probably spending a lot more time inside. But how cool do you keep your home when it heats up outside?
Where you set your thermostat can have a significant impact on your wallet.
When you think about the cost of war, if your like me, you probably never think about the fine details, like the cost of air conditioning.
The amount the U.S. military spends annually on air conditioning in Iraq and Afghanistan: $20.2 billion, according to a former Pentagon official. Read more about the cost of war after the jump.