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Scared of Your Summer Power Bill? Here’s What to Do

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Summer is upon us! But that warm weather we’ve been waiting for all year also comes with substantial surges in our utility bills. Here are a couple tips to help you save on your energy bill.

Turn it Off

Turning your AC off while you’re sleeping can result in huge savings.

Programmable Thermostat

A programmable thermostat is a very energy-efficient tool that allows you to program what hours your home will be vacant and when you will be asleep. During those times, it will adjust the temperature of your home accordingly.

ENERGY STAR

The ENERGY STAR is an accolade given by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to a product that meets the rigorous energy-efficiency guidelines set forth by the U.S. government in order to reduce greenhouse emissions.

Insulation

Air leakage occurs when air from the outside enters and conditioned air leaves your house through cracks and openings. Although you may not notice it, this makes it harder and more expensive for you to ventilate your home. Reducing the flow of air leaking in and out of your home is a cost-effective way to cut the price of cooling and maximize the functionality of your air conditioning system.

Cleaning HVAC Unit

In order for an air conditioning unit to function efficiently, its filters, coils, and fins must be maintained regularly. Simply put, a clean air conditioner is an effective one. The most crucial piece of maintenance that will ensure the maximization of your air conditioner is routinely replacing or cleaning its filters.

Want to know more? Call MaintenX today!