During the summer, you find yourself using your HVAC more often than usual. Although adjusting the thermostat of your air conditioner several times a day does make you feel comfortable, it will increase your utility bill. Fortunately, there are several things you can do to reduce your energy consumption during the summer.
In this article, we’ll take a look at the three biggest ways that will significantly help you conserve energy:
One of the simplest things you can do is to have your HVAC inspected. You use your heating and cooling units frequently, so they’ll eventually malfunction at some point due to basic wear-and-tear issues. Because a malfunctioning HVAC is a common cause of increased energy consumption, it’s crucial to have your system inspected regularly.
It’s a quick procedure that lets the HVAC experts thoroughly check the condition of your entire HVAC system. If they see anything wrong with the heating, cooling, or ventilating unit, they will quickly solve the problem to ensure that your HVAC returns to its original state.
For individuals that use their AC constantly, it’s wise to swap your old appliances for energy-efficient units. Newer heating and cooling systems offer a lot of energy-saving features will lower your energy bills on a year-round basis. They’re also built with durable, state-of-the-art materials that will keep your entire HVAC system running for a very long time.
If your energy bills continue to spike after you've made improvements, you should schedule a home energy audit. A home energy audit (a.k.a. home energy assessment) is designed to locate the areas where you lose energy and spend more money than you should. These could include air leaks in the attic, a faulty air conditioner, and poor insulation.
If you are concerned that your home is wasting energy, you should contact Air Solutions Heating, Cooling, Plumbing & Electric ASAP. Our company has the experience and the state-of-the-art equipment to carry out a full home energy audit. We’re also highly skilled to inspect your HVAC and help you look for energy efficient appliances that suit your needs and budget.
Give us a call at (918) 241-2362 and our friendly staff will gladly schedule a free estimate at your earliest convenience.