It feels like summer is here, but not officially until Jun 20th.  However, you may starting seeing sticker shock in your National Grid bill already.  

Lots of things running during the summer months...air conditioners, pool pumps, fans, grills, and more.  These things are causing your energy bill to go up up up.

May be a good idea to have some good tips for saving energy, and believe it or not, the National Grid website can actually give you some of these tips for free.  That's right, free, can you believe it?

According to, there are some things you can do to cut costs this summer.  You don’t have to set your thermostat to 69-70 degrees in the summer.  Setting it to 78-79 degrees will pull enough humidity out of the house for it to be comfortable and be noticeably cooler.

It’s also a good idea to check with your energy company to see what rebates they offer.

Make sure your window AC unit is in good working order and is running efficiently. You don’t want to be stuck when the first 95-degree day hits and be like, ‘Oh no I just turned my AC on,’ and have it not work or not be efficient whatever it may be.

Another common rebate is to replace old units with newer, more energy-efficient models.

Hopefully some of these free tips will allow you to save some cash so you can cool off at Water Safari!

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