CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP/KSNW) — Mega-heatwaves have baked the nation this season, with some forty-million individuals experiencing spikes into the triple digits. Some areas within the western U.S. noticed temperatures 15-to-20 levels above common over the previous week, complicating drought and power shortages.
In Massachusetts, power consumption is roughly 40% larger in the course of the scorching summer time months. Should you’re not conserving power, the temperatures will not be the one factor rising—so may your power invoice when you’re making an attempt to beat the warmth. To maintain your invoice low, attempt protecting your air conditioner setting as heat as attainable. For each diploma larger on the thermostat, the air conditioner will use 1% to three% much less electrical energy.