Three Ways To Improve Your HVAC System

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Put down that iced tea and turn off your box fan. We’ve got some tips for keeping cool during these, the dog days of summer.

If you’re like many Americans, you leave your air-conditioned office, drive home in your air-conditioned car, and step into your — well, your hot, stuffy, sweltering house. It’s been vacant all day, and of course you turn off your HVAC systems to save money while you’re gone. Ever thought about a programmable thermostat for your heating and air conditioning units?

Not only with this make your home temperate upon your arrival, it will still save you money — an estimated $180 each year, in fact!

If you have an attic, you know how hot it can get up there, since heat rises. It’s important to ventilate that space correctly, not just to keep all those boxes of old college textbooks and outgrown kids’ toys nice and cool, but to reduce your energy bill by 10-12% on average.

Lastly, it’s worth your while to have your HVAC system inspected regularly by a reliable home air conditioning repair service. If your system wasn’t installed properly the first time around, you could be experiencing cooling bills that are 30% higher than they need to be!

Let’s face it — HVAC systems are workhorses that we rely on, in all seasons, to keep our homes cool. Help your system help you by having it regularly inspected and keeping it up to date, making sure your attic is ventilated, and installing a programmable thermostat.

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