The Michigan Daily-Tuesday, June 12, 1979-Page 7
DETROIT EDISON OFFERS EIGHT IMPORTANT
TIPS TO HELP YOU GET THE MOST OUT OF YOUR
AIR CONDITIONER THIS SUMMER.
Fortunately, Detroit Edison customers have
plenty of electric power available. Now and in
the future. It's the result of planning, develop-
ment and investment and the fact that over 84
percent of Detroit Edison's power is generated
from coal, the nation's most abundant fuel.
The balance is generated from other fossil fuels.
Even so, none of us should waste energy. So
follow these tips and stay cool and comfortable
all summer long.
Keep your air conditioner Pull down shades and close Be careful not to block the
on a moderate setting. draperies to keep out the flow of cool air.
When leaving home, set the hot sun.
Shade windows from
outside with ventilated
awnings, solar screens,
trees or shrubs.
7 Use heat and humidity-
producing appliances -
such as your oven, washer
and dryer - early in the morning
or in the evening.
Keep air filter, coils, regis-
ters and return ducts clean.
VoLTS CYCLE PHASE
115 60 1
C00 I TH A MPs w
q O 7 5Q80
BTU s WATrs
If you're buying a new air
conditioner, you'll save
electricity if you select one
with an energy efficiency rating
(EER) of 8 or higher. The EER is
figured by dividing the BTU s by
Cool off hot attic at night
with an attic exhaust fan.
IN YOUR HANDS