You can keep your family cool and reduce your Pottstown, Pennsylvania, home’s air conditioning expenses significantly with a few simple changes. Making your home and your HVAC system more efficient saves energy and extends your air conditioner’s life. You can save this summer by installing a programmable thermostat, adding insulation to your home, and maintaining your HVAC system.
Installing a Programmable Thermostat
You can set a programmable thermostat to turn up the temperature in your home automatically when you go to sleep or leave for work, saving money and energy. Then, your programmable thermostat can make your home cooler again when you wake up or come home. Some models have different schedules available for weekdays and weekends, and others have a different schedule for every day of the week and vacations. You can even control many programmable thermostats from your computer or smartphone.
Leaks or gaps in your insulation can let warm outdoor air into your home and increase your utility bills. They can also lower your indoor air quality by letting dirt, dust, mold, pollen, and other contaminants into your home. Upgrade the insulation in your attic or basement and repair gaps near windows and doors. Even a few sets of thick curtains will add insulation and keep the sun out of your home on hot days.
Maintaining Your HVAC System
Change your air filter once per month to save energy and keep your indoor air quality high. Have your air conditioner inspected by a professional once per year to avoid uncomfortable, expensive breakdowns. You should also keep debris like grass clippings, leaves, and twigs away from your outdoor unit for the best airflow.
New Age Air has more than 20 years of heating and air conditioning experience, and we can help you install, maintain, and repair a variety of HVAC equipment. We can also help you with your water heater. Call us anytime at 610-298-0271 for excellent service from one of our expert technicians.
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