May heat causes higher electric bills
May was extremely hot, so electric bills will likely be higher than expected due to the longer run times and more frequent use of air conditioning.
One tip to keep in mind for efficient use of electricity over the rest of the summer is to set your thermostat for 78 degrees or higher. For every 1 degree higher, you can expect to save approximately 5 percent on your electric bill.
You can see more energy-saving tips here.