Have an AC? Expert explains how to lower your cooling bill

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Are you wasting money when you turn on your air conditioner?

If you haven't taken a look at it lately, chances are good, the answer is yes.

Dan Crowell from Apple Blind and Sons is a 35-year veteran of the heating and cooling industry.

He told FOX 8 News Call For Action Reporter Lorrie Taylor that a little backyard maintenance can reduce a cooling bill by as much as 30% percent while adding years to the life of a unit.

Watch the video above and let a pro show you how to do it.