With soaring temperatures come soaring electric bills. Last month was one of the hottest months on record for Pike County. From June 8 to Aug. 8, there were a total of 645 hours when temperatures exceeded 90 degrees, an increase of about 275%. The average over the last 10 years is only 233 hours hotter than 90 degrees.
Telling a woman not to change the setting on a thermostat is like telling her to stop talking on the telephone. Any woman will tell you that moving the thermostat to full cold will cool the house down quicker.