Town of Clayton Delaware Established in 1887

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Tuesday, December 11, 2018
  • Remove, clean, and store window air conditioners. If not, wrap the unit with a thick layer of fiberglass insulation and seal it with plastic sheeting and duct tape to keep out the moisture.
  • If your air conditioner is old, consider a new one. Look for a high Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio (SEER). The current minimum is 13 SEER for central air conditioners.
  • Plant trees or shrubs to shade air conditioning units but not to block the airflow.
  • Don’t place lamps or TV sets near your air-conditioning thermostat.
  • Consider using an interior fan in conjunction with your window air conditioner to spread the cooled air more effectively through your home.
  • Set your thermostat as high as possible. 78°F is often recommended.
  • Keep your cooling system well tuned.
  • Whole-house fans help cool your home by pulling cool air through the house and exhausting warm air through the attic.

Town of Clayton
P.O. Box 1130
414 Main Street
Clayton, DE 19938

Ph: (302) 653-8419
Fx: (302) 653-2017
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