It’s easy to let your new year’s resolutions fall by the wayside when your goals are not easy to achieve. It can be tough to cut sugar out of your diet or to fit in some exercise each day. But saving money on heating and cooling costs is a resolution most homeowners can uphold, as long as they know what to do. We want to offer some advice all homeowners can benefit from in order to reduce heating and cooling costs, which likely take up the largest portion of your utilities.
Get a Tune-Up
Most local technicians offer maintenance services which can keep the air conditioning and heating equipment operating more efficiently for longer. Your maintenance visit includes an adjustment, cleaning, and inspection of many of the most important parts. This makes things run smoothly so that your bills stay relatively stable, and so that you are unlikely to encounter problems.
Keep an Eye Out
Acting fast whenever you encounter problems with your air conditioner or heater helps to keep bills low. When a part is not working properly, your system becomes overworked, which leads to higher energy bills and more problems developing. Call a technician at the first sign of trouble, and do your part to keep your air conditioner working properly. Change the filter each month, and keep the units clear of any large debris or nearby storage.
Get a New Thermostat
Upgrading an older manual thermostat to a programmable thermostat makes it easier for you to make responsible choices when you’re operating your air conditioning or heating system. Schedule the thermostat to shut off and turn on even when you are not home, and to stay at an efficient temperature while you are. Or, get a smart thermostat that you can operate from your phone!
Looking for a heating and cooling company to provide maintenance and installation services in Farmington in the new year? Don’t waste your time with the run-around. Give Robbins Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. a call and let us do it right the first time! We offer 2 year warranties on installations, an excellent maintenance plan, and great customer service!