Here is a fact that might make your wallet a little sore: the average family in the United States spends a little over $2,000 annually on energy costs alone. This expense is aside from any repairs or replacements that often pop-up when you least expect it. With that being said, it goes without saying that this is a good deal of cash that is coming directly out of your pocket each year. As a homeowner it’s important to be proactive with maintenance and responsible with daily use can help you save money.
When considering HVAC systems a Carrier HVAC system is a great way to find instant “Cool Cash” savings going on now through the end of May. Choosing to cool your home with a Carrier system by May 31st can deliver you up to $1,300 in instant rebates, and this is in addition to the reduced expenditure and savings on your monthly utility bill. To have a Carrier system installed in your home, contact All Weather Contractors to have one of our professional team members assess your home’s needs.
Extra Savings and a Happy HVAC
Saving money on your cooling and heating costs is a lot easier than you might think. The first step to savings begins with is ensuring that your air filter is cleaned or replaced regularly. Simply replacing your HVAC filter can make a big difference in how much energy it takes to push air through your compressor. A clean filter can reduce energy consumption by up to 15%. This is a quick and easy way to put savings directly back into your pocket.
Another easy way to reduce the cost of running your HVAC, and preserve the life of your HVAC system, is to have a professional contractor clear the drain. A clogged drain could be a nuisance and cause your system to not run properly. An HVAC professional will be able address this issue and it only requires short appointment, which it will make an immediate impact on your HVAC system.
Here are a few other tips to help you find some extra savings on your cooling and heating bill:
- Switch to a programmable thermostat. It doesn’t take long for it to get really hot in Florida during the spring and summer months. If you aren’t home during the hottest part of the day you need to cool your HVAC system working harder than it needs. Using a programmable thermostat will help you cool your home when you are there, and maintain a slightly warmer temperature when you’re not.
- Seal the ducts. Make sure that all windows, doors, ducts and any other opening is properly sealed so that you aren’t paying for conditioned air to seep into the very hot outside air of North Florida.
- Replace your HVAC with an energy efficient model. At a certain point, it is going to be more cost effective for you to make the update and pay for a new HVAC system that will be more energy efficient. Before making a replacement you’ll want to contact a professional for insight on the best type of HVAC for your home. If your HVAC is more than 10 years old, it may be time for the update.
If you are looking for more ways to save money on your heating and cooling bill, then contact a professional from All Weather Contractors. Our professionals know the best ways to maintain your HVAC system and what repairs are necessary to make sure that they system runs at peak efficiency.