Looking for ways to save energy this spring in the Triangle? Fortunately, it’s easier than you think! Follow these tips from Boer Brothers Heating & Cooling to lower your energy bills and save money this spring.
Seal doors and windows
If your doors and windows aren’t properly sealed, you could be letting your hard-earned money blow out the window. Use weather stripping and caulk to seal your doors and windows and keep cool air inside where it belongs.
Upgrade to a programmable thermostat
Programmable thermostats offer the best in HVAC convenience and efficiency for homeowners in the Triangle. With a programmable thermostat, you can use zoned HVAC to only cool the areas of your home that need it. In addition, smart thermostat models allow you to control your home’s temperature with your smartphone or tablet.
Save energy this spring with your ceiling fan
A ceiling fan will make the room feel cooler, allowing you to turn up the thermostat without losing comfort. Run your ceiling fan in the forward, or counter-clockwise direction to create a cooling effect in your home.
Close window blinds in Durham, NC
It may seem tempting to leave your blinds open to allow sunlight to flood your home, but this can result in high energy bills during spring. Sunlight will raise the temperature in your home, making you turn the thermostat down in order to stay cool. Close your window blinds so that your home naturally stays cool, allowing you to save money this spring.
In addition to these easy tips, spring HVAC maintenance is essential to keeping your HVAC system running efficiently. Professional maintenance from Boer Brother Heating & Cooling will lower your energy bills and reduce costly repairs. If you haven’t scheduled your spring HVAC maintenance, call us today. And be sure to ask about how our preventative maintenance plans can benefit you!