- Use a programmable or smart thermostat to increase the temp several degrees after you leave for work in the morning, and to decrease to your desired comfortable temp just before you arrive home. A programmable thermostat can save you around $200 per year.
- Avoid using your washer, dryer, and dishwasher during the heat of the day. And use the exhaust fans in your kitchen when you’re cooking or in the bathroom when you’re taking a shower.
- Cook outside on the grill to keep the house from heating up.
One Hour Heating and Air Conditioning Can Help You Save on Energy Bills
If your energy bills are through the roof all summer, there could be a good reason other than your chosen comfortable temperature. Your AC could need regular maintenance including a filter change and cleaning — which can end up making it work much more efficiently. Or if your AC is older than 10 years old, it may be a good idea to look at some more energy efficient models. The only way to know is to call us! We’d love to help.
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