Saving energy and money doesn’t have to mean that you sacrifice home comfort. You can cut energy consumption and the associated costs and still feel comfortable inside your Zebulon, NC, house. Read on to learn how to lower energy bills.
Program Your Thermostat
Adjusting your thermostat is the easiest way to cut energy costs. If you don’t already have one, upgrade to a programmable or smart thermostat. Program it to increase or decrease the temperature 10 degrees for eight hours a day to lower energy bills.
Clear the Drain Line
Drain line clogs will cause your HVAC system to work harder and cost you more money. Although you may clean the outside by yourself, call a professional to clean the inside.
Damaged components can lead to expensive repairs and equipment replacement. Contact a professional who can carefully clean the drain without damaging your HVAC system.
Replace Your Air Filters
Keeping your air filters clean will help you stay comfortable and lower your energy bills. Change yours every month. As a result, you’ll help to protect your HVAC system from strain and preserve good indoor air qualtiy.
Use Your Ceiling Fans
Ceiling fans can help circulate air in an area to make it feel warmer or cooler. During the cooling season, make sure your ceiling fans rotate in a counterclockwise direction. During the heating season, make sure they rotate clockwise.
Upgrade the Insulation
Insulating will make a huge difference in your energy costs and keep you comfortable. Consider adding more insulation to the attic or walls if you find any areas lacking. Use only approved materials because improper ventilation can result in injuries or even fatalities.
These tips should help you enjoy lower energy bills. For more information about our air conditioning and heating services, contact our team at Quality Comfort Services, Inc.
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