How do you save money during triple digit weather?
Aug. 10, 2010 at 3:10 a.m.
Ranging Reporter J.R. Ortega was at Ramsey's Restaurant beating the heat with other Crossroads residents. There are many ways to reduce or keep an energy bill at a reasonable rate. Here is how some locals beat the heat and save money.
A: "I just keep it (the A.C.) going. I have to sacrifice something somewhere else just to keep it on."
Lawrence Sutton, Victoria, retired
A: "We cut our air conditioning back. We use ceiling fans more."
Charlotte Garrett, Victoria, retired
A: "Just keeping my thermostat at about 80. I keep the fans going."
Amador Luna, Victoria, retired
A: "The ceiling fans are on in every room. It keeps the bill at a reasonable rate. My electric bill is actually less than my water."
Jim Pooley, Victoria, consultant for oil company