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Energy Savings Tips For Hot Summer Months

Summer is well underway! Is your air conditioner keeping your house at a comfortable temperature? Here are a few ways to stay cool without breaking the bank this summer.

Savings Tips:

  • Thermostat Control – Set your thermostat as high as comfortably possible in the summer. Ensure humidity control on days when it is needed. The difference between indoor and outdoor temperature will have a big impact on your energy bill at the end of the month.
  • Interior Fan – Use an interior fan along with your window air conditioner unit to spread cooled air throughout your home. This will cool your home more efficiently without increasing power use.
  • Appliance Location – Keep any appliances that give off heat away from your thermostat. Lamps and TVs can affect your energy efficiency.
  • Energy Star – If your air conditioning unit is old, consider buying a new, energy efficient model. Energy Star can help you save money because it uses less energy to cool your home.

For more tips on how to save energy this summer, read this article posted by the Department of Energy. You can also learn more about HVAC systems and the services we offer by visiting our website! Call us to contact our heating, cooling and plumbing professionals.