Experts have given a few tips that homeowners can use to help cool their homes this summer, and save significant money. Replacing air filters on a regular basis is advised, and can help keep your home cooler while saving electricity. A dirty air filter can decrease the cooling system’s efficiency by 2%. Adjusting the thermostat when you are away from home can also help save money. Also, keeping the shades closed during the heat of the day can decrease heat gain by approximately 45%. Additionally, experts say that sealing all air leaks can help cool your home by around 20%. More here