Updated: Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012, 2:24 PM EDT
Published : Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012, 2:24 PM EDT
Rising temperatures can also have a big impact on your bank account.
When it gets hot, your first instinct is to crank up the air conditioning, but Dominion power suggests keeping the dial at 78 degrees.
That will save you the most money.
Closing drapes and blinds will also reduce the temperature in your home.
If you're planning on making dinner, avoid using the oven. It can quickly heat up the kitchen, and then your air conditioning has to work even harder.
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