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Forget The Suitcase: Staycation with Energy Savings

Since many of us will be soaking up the Florida sunshine while “staycationing” this summer, here are some tips to make your time at home as energy efficient as possible during one of the hottest months of the year.

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#3. Beat the heat

Close the shades, blinds and drapes to keep sunlight out and your home cool.

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#4. Keep costs down

Use a fan to keep cool so you can raise your thermostat even higher.

#5. Stay cool as a cucumber

Cooling your home in the summer heat doesn’t have to break the bank. Save 5% on monthly cooling costs for each degree you turn your thermostat up.

Use FPL’s Energy Manager and see how much energy you use down to the hour, along with an estimated breakdown of how much you’re spending from appliances to your A/C unit. Check out your customized energy-savings plan with even more expert tips to help you save up to $300 a year.

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