Fall is the time to try again for energy efficiency before winter.
Looking to up your energy efficiency this fall before the heating season kicks in? You’re not alone. And it’s not as hard as you think. All you need are a few simple tips. Let’s look at three ways you can increase your energy efficiency this fall.
Start with the Air Filter
The air filter is the gateway to your HVAC system. It traps the dirt, dust, and particles pulled in through the air intake vents before those pollutants can get into the equipment, causing damage or degradation in performance. Keeping your air filters clean can not only help prevent issues with your heating system, but it can help it perform at its most effective, contributing to your energy efficiency.
Increase Efficiency with a Smart Thermostat
If you’re not programming your thermostat, you’re missing out on a great opportunity to use less energy while still keeping your home comfortable when you need it to be. Upgrading to a smart thermostat is a great way to become more energy efficient. You only use the heat you need. You can set it to work with your schedule and lifestyle and adjust it whenever you want to or need to.
Don’t Forget about Maintenance
Regular maintenance is one of your best defenses against excessive energy use and an inefficient HVAC system. Keeping the equipment cleaned, tuned up, and properly calibrated will keep it running at peak performance, using the least amount of energy possible for the efficiency rating of your furnace.
Don’t be an energy hog this fall. Follow some simple steps to use less and save money. Our team of experts at H.H. Hovey Heating and Cooling can give you all the information you need to increase your energy efficiency this fall. Contact us today!