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Close window dressing when cooling is on to keep in cool
Keep direct sunlight from shining into rooms and you'll not only keep everyone cooler, you'll also lower your utility bill.
What You Need to Do
Step 1When your cooling systems are on, and when sunshine can enter through windows, close those window shades more.
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