Causes of High Summer Utility Bills
In the Attic
- The ceiling lacks adequate insulation. Heat from the attic is conducting through to the house below. Improving ceiling insulation is one of the best investments you can make towards lowering your air conditioning costs during the summer. The older your home, the more likely its original level of insulation would now be considered inadequate. Some older homes have no insulation at all.
If you're not sure how much insulation you have, call 891.4YOU (4968) for a free home energy audit. City of Tallahassee electric customers can participate in a grant program that pays