While you can’t control the cost of the energy that you receive in Frisco, TX, you can control how much of that energy that you use. When it comes to the hottest months of the summer, air conditioning systems can account for about half the electricity used by the average household. We’re going to share some useful tactics to help you reduce your energy bills throughout the summer while still enjoying the comforts that home air conditioning provides.
Exhaust the Steam
Exhaust fans come standard in just about every home with one exhaust fan in the range above your stove and an exhaust fan in the ceiling of every bathroom. Exhaust fans are naturally placed in these areas because these areas are where steam is produced. Using your exhaust fans regularly will keep the air in your home cooler, and you’ll probably be able to run your air conditioning system a little less.
Say No to the Sun
In the summertime, sunlight can beam directly into your home and heat the air inside. When this happens, your air conditioning system has to constantly run to help keep the air at a comfortable level for your family. One of the best ways to save money on energy bills throughout the summer is to block out the direct sunlight with blinds and curtains.
Use Your Ceiling Fans
It’s highly advisable to use your ceiling fans in your bedrooms, living room, kitchen, and home office. Just the motion of having that direct breeze coming down on you can help make your home feel considerably cooler than it actually is. When you’re running ceiling fans, you can often set your thermostat at a higher temperature and remain comfortable while you’re at home.
If it’s time for your annual air conditioner maintenance, give Quality 1 Energy Systems Heating & Air Conditioning a call today to schedule your next appointment. We’ll help you maintain your system and keep it in tip-top shape.
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