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Com Ed and Abt: Working Overtime

ComEd customer demand reached an all-time high peak usage milestone late Wednesday, with demand reaching 23,753 megawatts, exceeding the utility’s previous peak of 23,618 megawatts on Aug. 1, 2006. With the increasing temperatures and wild storms, all of us here at Abt are putting in a little extra work too, and making sure our customers keep cool and their power stays on.  Our demand for air conditioners and generators have increased drastically…

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Keep Cool When the Heat Keeps Rising

We here in the Chicagoland area know the importance of keeping cool with an air conditioner.  The past week we’ve seen the temps reach up to 96 degrees.  When it comes to choosing the right air conditioner, be sure to think of all your needs. In a recent article by the Chicago Sun-Times, reporter Rachel Rice stopped by Abt Electronics to get some ideas on how to get the most of your…

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What Appliance Uses The Most Energy In Your Home?

Hello again, I’m back with more green tips for you! Last time we talked about your refrigerator which uses the second most energy of any appliance in your home.  What’s the first?  Your HVAC system.  At this time of year it is your air conditioner using the bulk of your electricity.  I thought we should take a moment to review what you can do to get the most from your AC. If…

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