You may not be able to control the weather, but you can moderate its impact upon your home.
Set the AC to 78 degrees or higher when the house is occupied and 85 degrees when no one’s home. You’ll save on cooling costs for each degree you raise your thermostat.
There are ways you can control your energy costs.
A church in Dorchester worked for years to raise money for a new air conditioner, only to have it stolen before the start of summer.