National Grid tips to save energy in the heat

National Grid is encouraging customers to stay safe, and consider saving energy.

The company is advising you start by turning up the temperature on the thermostat.

Run fans along with your air conditioning. That can create an air flow of cold air.

Close your window coverings – sunlight can heat up a room.

Turn off lights when you’re not using them, and think twice before starting your oven. They can add heat to your home, forcing your AC to work even harder.