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5 Ways to Cut Back on AC Costs

Close curtains on windows facing the sun

Direct sunlight can heat up a room to unbelievably high temperatures. By simply closing the curtains or engaging the blinds you reduce the amount of energy your AC unit needs to use to keep your house cool.

Switch to Fluorescent Bulbs

Fluorescent bulbs are significantly more efficient and use nearly 75% less energy than incandescent bulbs. Fluorescent bulbs also produce less heat - which is less heat that your AC unit has to fight!

Turn your thermostat up a degree

Most people can’t tell the difference between a one-degree temperature change in a room. By bumping up the thermostat just one degree, you aren’t sacrificing your comfort, but you ARE lowering your AC costs.

Rearrange the room to make sure airflow isn’t being blocked

Look around your rooms at home and identify the air vents. Is there furniture blocking them? If so, you should shift some chairs around. This way you can ensure cool air can spread through each room.

Schedule regular maintenance visits

Call us to schedule regular maintenance checks on your units. These visits can reduce energy costs by around 5 to 40 percent depending on your system! During our visit, we can clean your equipment, address any electrical issues and switch outworn parts to ensure a more efficient system.

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