Homeowners are always looking for ways to save money. Smart homeowners know that if you save energy you’re sure to save money on your utility bills.
When you look for ways to make your home more energy-efficient you’re bound to lower your utility cost. There are a few easy ways to start saving and increase your energy efficiency.
Let’s talk about heating and air-conditioning. When we inspect the insulation and ventilation of these two systems we find ways to make our home more energy-efficient. It’s a good idea to make sure that the air conditioning and heating units are energy star models. We can also get a programmable thermostat that will automatically turn off the AC and heater and save energy. It’s also a good idea to always keep windows and doors shut when running either the air conditioning or the heater.
It’s a good idea to reverse the ceiling fans’ direction to run clockwise and at a low speed in the winter months. This will help distribute warm air down were into the room. Turn the ceiling fans counter clockwise in the summer months so that the blades will direct cool air down to the room. Making these two simple adjustments can save you lots of money annually.
It also helps to keep the thermostat set at a specific degree for day and night. And in the summer months, it’s important to keep your thermostat set as close to the outside temperature as possible.
Implementing these simple tips will help to reduce energy costs in the home.