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Summer energy saving tips

After a very long winter and short spring, the Memorial Day weekend gives us permission to embrace summer.  We’ll be shifting from heating to cooling expenses.  For most households in Minnesota, our highest electricity bills come in the summer.  (Communities up north can be an exception to this.)  This is typically due to using air…

Easy Summer Energy Saving Tips

For most households, their highest electricity bills come in the summer.  This is typically due to using air conditioning, which uses a lot of energy.  On those hot, humid days you may really need to use the AC,  so here are some tips to try to minimize the impact on your electric bill. Adjust your…

Seasonal Energy Tips: Translated to Spanish

Translation services were provided by Leslee Gutiérrez Carrillo, Climate & Electoral Fellow at Communities Organizing Latinx Power and Action (COPAL). Consejos de ahorro de energía de primavera Ajuste su termostato según el clima. Para clima frío, configúrelo a 68 grados cuando esté en casa y hasta 10 grados más fresco cuando esté fuera o de…

Seasonal Energy Tips: Translated to Laotian

Translation services were provided by the City of Minneapolis’s Neighborhood and Community Relations Department. ເຄັດລັບປະຢັດໄຟໃນຍາມໃບໄມ້ປົ່ງ ປັບເຄື່ອງຕັດກະແສໄຟຟ້າຂອງທ່ານຕາມສະພາບອາກາດ. ສຳລັບສະພາບອາກາດໜາວເຢັນ ໃຫ້ຕັ້ງອຸນຫະພູມທີ່ 68 ອົງສາ ເມື່ອທ່ານຢູ່ເຮືອນ ແລະ ປັບໃຫ້ເຢັນລົງ 10 ອົງສາ ເມື່ອທ່ານອອກໄປນອກ ຫຼື ຍາມກາງຄືນ. ຖ້າອາກາດຂ້າງນອກອຸ່ນ ໃຫ້ເປີດເຄື່ອງປັບອາກາດ ເມື່ອອຸນຫະພູມຢູ່ທີ່ 78 ອົງສາ. ໃຫ້ນຳໃຊ້ເຄື່ອງຕັດກະແສໄຟຟ້າທີ່ຕັ້ງໂປແກລມໄດ້ ຫຼື ປະເພດທັນສະໄໝຄວບຄຸມແບບອັດຕະໂນມັດ ເມື່ອເຕົາທຳຄວາມຮ້ອນ ຫຼື ເຄື່ອງປັບອາກາດເປີດຢູ່. ຄວບຄຸມການຮັບແສງຕາເວັນ. ເປີດຜ້າກັ້ງປ່ອງຢ້ຽມໄວ້ໃນຊ່ວງກາງເວັນທີ່ອາກາດເຢັນເພື່ອຮັບຄວາມອົບອຸ່ນຈາກແສງຕາເວັນ ແລະ ປິດໄວ້ຍາມມື້ອາກາດຮ້ອນເພື່ອຮັກສາໃຫ້ເຮືອນເຢັນ. ຮັກສາເຄື່ອງປັບອາກາດທີ່ເຮັດວຽກຢ່າງດີ. ຮັບປະກັນເຄື່ອງປັບອາກາດຂອງທ່ານພ້ອມໃຫ້ຄວາມເຢັນສະບາຍໃນລະຫວ່າງມື້ທີ່ອາກາດຮ້ອນ ແລະ ປອດໄພຈາກຊາກຫັກພັງຂ້າງນອກ. ເປີດປ່ອງຢ້ຽມ ເພື່ອເຮັດໃຫ້ເຮືອນເຢັນລົງຕາມທຳມະຊາດ. ນໍາໃຊ້ພັດລົມ. ໃຊ້ແທນທີ່ການໃຊ້ເຄື່ອງປັບອາກາດ ຫຼື ໃຊ້ຮ່ວມກັບເຄື່ອງປັບອາກາດ ເມື່ອອາກາດອົບເອົ້າ. ປັບພັດລົມຕິດເພດານໝູນໃນທິດທາງກົງກັນຂ້າມກັບທິດຂອງເຂັມໂມງ…

Seasonal Energy Tips: Translated to Hmong

Translation services were provided by the City of Minneapolis’s Neighborhood and Community Relations Department. Kev qhia txog kev txuag lub dag zog thaum lub caij nplooj ntoo hlav Kho koj lub ntsuas cua sov raws huab cua. huab cua txias, teeb nws ntawm 68 degrees thaum nyob tsev thiab huab cua txia mus txog 10…

Seasonal Energy Tips: Translated to Oromo

Translation services were provided by the City of Minneapolis’s Neighborhood and Community Relations Department. Spring Energy Saving Tips Temoostaatii keessan haala qilleensaa ilaaluun qajeelfadhaa. Yeroo qilleensi diilalla’u mana keessan digirii 68 irra ka’adhaa. Yoo mana baatan ykn halkan ammo digirii 10 gadi buusaa. Yoo alli ni ho’a ta’e qilleensa diilalleessitu digirrii 78 irra godhadhaa. Termoostaatii …

Spring Energy Tips

Published March 9, 2020 It’s been a pretty mild winter. We were a little hesitant to post this blog knowing there still could be snowstorms in our future! Such is spring in Minnesota. It’s a mix of weather, so our tips below reflect that. Concentrate on managing your thermostat (up or down) to manage your energy use…

Renters tips to save energy and money

When renting an apartment or home it is important to consider the utilities you need to pay for in addition to your rent. Here are some general tips to help you get prepared when your utility bill comes in.  Find out what you are responsible for. Renters are often expected to sign up and pay…

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Tips for Moisture Control

The summer’s high humidity levels can affect not only the way you feel but also the condition of your home, and could potentially increase your energy bills. High humidity can increase moisture in your home, especially when dealing with unintended leaks that allow moisture or water vapor to move in and out of homes. This…

Getting Ready for Summer Weather

We think its finally safe to post some summer energy saving tips!   Year round we aim to stay comfortable while keeping our energy bills reasonable. For many households in Minnesota, electricity bills go up in the summer due to air conditioning. The tips below can help you find the right balance to save energy while…

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