EPB: Keep thermostat between 74-78 degrees during summer
People are trying to cut down on their electricity bills during the Summer.
EPB Vice President of Marketing J.Ed Marston suggests customers keep their thermostat between 74-78 degrees in the Summer.
"Generally a setting of 74 to 78 is considered to balance comfort and optimal energy use," Marston said.
According to the U.S. Department of Energy, you should keep your thermostat at 78 degrees when your home during the summer.
The DOE says residents can save up to 10% a year on cooling by turning your thermostat back 7 to 10 degrees while at work, at least 8 hours a day.