Cooking outside is better for your wallet
WTOP's John Aaron reports.
WASHINGTON -- After a rough winter of expensive heating bills, relief could come in the form of a cookout.
According to the Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative, it might be worth doing more grilling outdoors, because cooking inside could raise your kitchen's temperature by 10 degrees.
As a result, you'd need to run the air conditioner a bit longer to keep your house cool.
Instead, use a microwave to cook and keep the curtains drawn to beat the sun's heat. It could go a long way to saving you money.
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