Close Curtains on Windows Facing the Sun
Direct sunlight can heat up a room to unbelievably high temperatures. By simply closing the curtains or engaging the blinds you reduce the amount of energy your AC unit needs to use to keep your house cool.
Switch to Florescent Bulbs
Florescent bulbs are significantly more efficient and use nearly 75% less energy than incandescent bulbs. Florsecent bulbs also produce less heat - which is less heat that you AC unit has to fight!
Turn Your Thermostat Up a Degree
Most people can't tell the difference between a one-degree temperature change in a room. By bumping up the thermostat just one degree, you aren't sacrificing your comfort, but you ARE lowering your AC costs
Rearrange the Room to Make Sure Air Flow Isn't Being Blocked
Look around your rooms at home and identify the air vents. Is there furniture blocking them? If so, you should shift some chairs around. This way you can ensure cool air can spread through each room.
Schedule Regular Maintenance Visits
Call us to schedule regular maintenance checks on your units. These visits can reduce energy costs by around 5 to 40 percent depending on your system! During our visit we can clean your equipment, address any electrical issues and switch out worn parts to ensure a more efficient system.