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November 14, 2015
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Easy Ways to Save HVAC Costs

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At PJ’s Repair, we believe that saving money is very important and as the summer season arrives, we want to give you some easy ways to save HVAC costs and keep you cool at the same time.

Here Are Some Easy Ways to Save HVAC Costs:

  • Make sure that you don’t put heat sources near your thermostat, in doing so; you cause your air conditioner to run more. And that costs you money.
  • Try using CFL (Compact Fluorescent Light) bulbs. They create much less heat than regular light bulbs; every little bit helps.
  • You will want to turn your lights off when you don’t need to use them.
  • Hey, let’s not use your oven. That really makes things heat up! We recommend that you use your microwave, try the Crockpot or even a toaster oven. These are great to use when it gets hot outside as well as indoors.

I told you they were easy ways to save HVAC costs. Did you know that changing clean air filters for used ones on a monthly basis for central air, window and wall units save on HVAC costs? It helps the units to run more efficiently.

More Easy Ways to Save HVAC Costs

Other easy ways to save HVAC costs are setting the thermostat higher (at least on 80°) during the day; this could cut your household’s electric bill by over $150 a year, that’s some savings? You can caulk and use weather-stripping to plug up any drafty places in your home; those drafty places allow cooled air to escape through gaps around your windows and door frames; this makes your HVAC run harder to keep the house cooler which costs you more money.

In addition you can draw the curtains or close the blinds to block the sunlight, pay attention to the rooms that face the Sun during the heat of the day. Did you know that rooms get hotter when there are no shades or curtains? Can you start to see how these easy ways to save HVAC costs can help your wallet and HVAC system?

Easy Ways to Save HVAC Costs – Think About This

Have you thought about investing in a new energy-efficient unit; it can save you money in the long-run and save you money on the front-end, also. Some government studies show that you can get a federal tax credit of 30% for the entire cost, along with installation, totaling up to $1,500 for qualifying central air conditioners. Georgia offers $30 for room units and $99 on central units under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, you never know until you do some looking on your own.

PJ’s Repair hopes that you put these easy ways to save HVAC costs to work in your home and watch how the savings begin to add up.

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