MGCS News - Go Green and Stay Cool This Summer: 4 Tips to Run Your A/C Efficiently

With the first real heat wave of 2011 upon us, the air conditioners are going to kick in full blast, and in turn put a strain on the power grid, not to mention our electricity bills. That's why now is a great time to keep a few tips in mind that will help you go green this summer while still staying cool.

  1. Clear your A/C Unit's Surroundings: One of the easiest ways to make your air conditioning unit operate more efficiently is to ensure it is clear from any excess brush, plants, or garbage that may have accumulated over the winter.
  2. Keep an eye on your electricity bill: Once you've seen the way your bill reacts to the first month of air conditioning usage, you can gauge how much or how little you should be running it for the coming months.
  3. Clean your air filters: Not only should you take out your air filters and give them a good cleaning every few weeks, but they should also be completely replaced at least once a season.
  4. Raise your thermostat a few degrees: This year, if you aren't ready to completely take the plunge to reduced air conditioner usage, begin by turning your temperature up a bit before you go to sleep.
Customer Spotlight

Millennium would like to recognize and give a special thanks to Ray Miranda, Dolce Cabrera, and Alex Lepola and the rest of the team with Southern California Orthopedic Institute (SCOI). Millennium has serviced several of the SCOI facilities for several years. They have been a key partner in our growth and development. SCOI is one of our premier customers. Not only do we endorse SCOI, but several of us at Millennium use SCOI for our own medical needs.

The Southern California Orthopedic Institute is one of the largest private orthopedic practices on the west coast of the United States. SCOI is a full-service orthopedic center which provides high quality care by physicians in their respective fields of expertise. Further, SCOI plays a leadership role throughout the world in clinical research and the education of medical professionals on orthopedic diseases and disorders. For more information on SCOI please visit (All information regarding SCOI was taken from SCOI website.)

Preferred Vendor

Jon Nekovar at Waxie Sanitary Supply has played a pivotal role in the success of Millennium Maintenance and also as the supplier of janitorial supplies for many of your businesses. Waxie is an industry leader in carrying the newest, most innovative, and 100% Green cleaning products on the market.

Many of you have worked with Jon directly and know how quick he is to get supplies ordered and delivered to your facility. Jon has excellent customer service. His goal is to save you time and money. Millennium would like to thank Jon and Waxie for all they do to serve us and our customers. To contact with Jon directly call (818) 889-6642 or by email at, or visit Waxie at

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