The most common seasons for using our home heating and cooling systems are during the cold winter months, and the hot summer months. However, making sure your home is at a comfortable temperature during these months can result in higher utility bills.
Rather than racking up your monthly energy costs, there are a number of ways to reduce the amount of energy consumed at home—even during extreme temperature conditions—without sacrificing your level of comfort.
10 Ways to Save Energy
The following video includes tips on reducing energy consumption at home—including both HVAC techniques and other ways to save:
Focusing on only the heating and cooling elements of this video, here are a few important tips to take with you:
- Install proper insulation to trap warm/cold air
- Adjust the thermostat by just 1° during winter and summer months
- Use heat from appliances (i.e. dishwasher and oven) to heat your home
- Open curtains and blinds during mornings and winter to allow heat from sunlight
- Solar systems can generate electricity or produce heat and hot water
As you can see, there are a number of ways to save on your monthly utility costs. Implementing just a few of these tactics can help you save year-round.
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Aside from these tips, making sure that your home HVAC system is functioning properly is essential to eliminating extra energy costs. Any inconsistencies could cause the entire system to work harder than it should, driving up your utility bill along the way.
Pro HVAC Service partners with a nationwide network of certified and reliable HVAC technicians that can evaluate your system to ensure it is operating at peak efficiency.
For free, no-obligation quotes on maintenance for your residential HVAC system, simply fill out the form to the right or give us a call at (844) 769-5995.