Set Your Cooling Thermostat to 78°
QUICK FACT: Set your cooling thermostat as high as you can that comfort allows. The higher the setting, the more energy you will save.
But don't go crazy, if you're too hot what's the point of air conditioning?
It is estimated that for every degree higher you set your thermostat over 78 degrees Fahrenheit in the summer months, you could save approximately six to eight percent off your home energy bill, per degree.
Then again, your A/C may never kick on with the summer we've been having! Up to 80° today...enjoy the sun!