How Can I Reduce Heating & Cooling Costs?

Want an ideal way to utilize less energy and lower your energy bills? There’s a secret that Snyder Heating & Air Conditioning is happy to share with you. Insulation. In fact, it’s been reported that insulating your Jacksonville, Florida, home can save you 45-55% on your energy costs. If you’re looking to save money and cut costs on your energy bill, there is nothing that’s more effective.

If your home is anywhere between 5 to 10 years old, your home is more than likely one of the 46 million under-insulated homes in the United States.

To decrease energy bills, it’s optimal to put insulation in your attic or areas that have not been insulate prior, such as a garage or crawlspace. To learn more about the benefits of insulation, contact the heating and cooling specialists at Snyder Heating & Air Conditioning. For other ways to save on your energy costs, try some of the tips listed below.

Invest in a programmable thermostat. Use a programmable thermostat to adjust the times you turn on and off your system. Your HVAC system on a pre-set schedule can help you monitor your usage.

Keep up with routine HVAC maintenance. Routine HVAC maintenance is extremely beneficial in keeping your system running at its optimal level. A proper tune-up will keep minor problems from becoming big ones. Also, it’s proven: the more efficient your system, the more efficient your energy bills.

Use exhaust fans with discretion. In just one hour, a bathroom or kitchen fan expel enough warm air to fill an entire home. As soon as they’ve done their task, turn them off!

To learn more tips and tricks to lower your heating and cooling bills, contact Snyder Heating and Air-Conditioning today.

Posted November 5th, 2011 under Air Conditioning, News, Tips | Comments Off