The one thing people hate to see this time of year is the monthly utility bill. When the temperature rises so does our air conditioning usage. Here are a couple of suggestions to help keep costs down this summer: Replace that old air conditioner. We know the cost of replacing an air conditioning unit may seem too costly, but in the long run the energy and cost savings will make a big difference. If you don’t already have one, get a programmable thermostat. With a programmable thermostat you can manage your entire building whether you are there or not.