The Michigan Daily-Tuesday. July 10, 1979-Page 5
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
on a moderate setting.
When leaving home, set the
Shade windows from
outside with ventilated
awnings, solar screens,
trees or shrubs.
Pull down shades and close Be careful not to block the
draperies to keep out the flow of cool air.
Keep air filter, coils, regis- Flush out hot attic air
ters and return ducts clean with a powered ventilator.
VOLTS CYCLE PYASE
115 60 1 KEEPING THE POWER
COO 8/KR AMPsS IN YOUR HANDS
7000 75 T 860
BTU s WATTS DeToli
Use heat and humidity- If you're buying a new air
producing appliances - conditioner, you'll save
such as your oven, washer electricity if you select one
and dryer - early in the morning with an energy efficiency rating
or in the evening. (EER) of 8 or higher. The EER is
figured by dividing the BTUs by