When it comes to lowering your energy bills this summer, there are several ways in which you can reduce your home’s energy consumption. One way involves focusing on your air conditioner. Homeowners in the Dalton, GA, can create a more energy-efficient home this spring by following these four steps:
Schedule AC Maintenance
AC maintenance saves you money in the long run. A tuneup before the cooling season begins will ensure that your air conditioning system is working at its best. Regularly scheduled maintenance will also prevent breakdowns at the worst times when you need your air conditioner to work smoothly.
Invest in a Programmable Thermostat
Modern thermostats can be programmed to fit your work schedule and turn off when you’re not home. Connected thermostats go a step further in allowing you to adjust your home temperature from wherever you’re using a smartphone.
Cover Windows to Keep Heat Out
Sunlight creates heat, and covering the windows during the daytime hours will block out some of it. Keeping your house dark will help maintain a cooler temperature and help your air conditioner work less, resulting in lower energy bills. An AC system that works less also require fewer repairs.
Replace Old Air Conditioning Systems
A newer air conditioning model offers energy-efficiency that isn’t seen in many past models. An air conditioning system that’s working efficiently can lower your energy bills, saving you money in the long run. Your indoor air will also be cleaner with a newer model.
These four steps can make your Georgia summers more enjoyable when it comes to saving money on your energy bills. Give Dalton Heating & Air a call today to schedule maintenance for your air conditioning unit. We’re happy to help you save energy and money while maximizing comfort and reducing your environmental impact.
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