In the heat of Texas summers, energy bills often skyrocket as air conditioners struggle to cool homes. Marcus Hiles, the CEO of Western Rim Property Services, recently noted four simple ways for residents to significantly lower their monthly costs. As the Founding Chairman of his company, Hiles employs energy saving techniques in every community he builds. His first effort is always to upgrade windows, and ensure that each one has a solar heat gain coefficient of 0.22 to 0.34.

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