From https://energy.gov/downloads/energy-saver-101-home-cooling-infographic

While home cooling only accounts for 6 percent of the average home’s energy use, it can lead to high energy bills during the warm months. This summer, don’t let your energy bills go through the roof. This Energy Saver 101 infographic covers everything you need to know about home cooling — from how an air conditioner works and the different types of systems on the market to proper maintenance and energy-saving types for lowering your cooling costs.

Need to schedule an Air Conditioner Tune Up? Our August 2017 A/C Tune-up Special is $59 for residents of Plano, Richardson, Garland, Mesquite, Rockwall, Forney and Sachse.