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February 22, 2012 | Comments: 0 | Views: 158

Energy costs are rising and especially when there are power hungry equipment at home. Today, due to rapid surge in the convenience and home comfort, people try to install the most luxurious items for enhanced comfort and coziness. However, these units consume more power which impacts the performance of the system in long term. In order to reduce the total amount of energy consumption and energy cost, homeowners must understand the basic functionalities and exercise the precautions at regular intervals.

Energy consciousness pays

Homeowners must turn off the HVAC equipment when not in use. Letting them run consistently can silently drain huge amount of energy and waste money ultimately.

Improve your furnace efficiency

People must try to step up a high efficiency furnace for more comfortable environment. It also lowers heating cost. Traditional furnaces are less efficient as compared to modern. Efficient furnaces have good efficiency ratings and acts as a money saver. Detailed cleaning and inspection of your heating system will primarily include tests for your furnace, thermostat, ignition system, safety controls, as well as checking for leaks and means for inefficiency.

Maintain your system

Cleaning and maintaining your system is of utmost importance and can enhance the rate of performance of the HVAC system. It helps to maintain air quality and also respond efficiently to the growing tough weather conditions. Regular repairing will help your system run more smoothly, efficiently. It is good to clear duct, pollens, mud, & debris and wash away all such material for better functioning. Excess material and debris can easily add up in your air ducts, lasting for months and building bacteria before it even enters your air. A professional air duct cleaning can stop it before it does. In order improve indoor air quality you must consider the addition of an electronic air cleaner. It is helpful in throwing away the dust particles.

Thermostat

The easiest way to lower your rising heating bill is to set your thermostat as low as possible. It actually reduces the difference between indoor and outdoor temperatures. One of the best and most suitable options is to install a programmable thermostat for both residential and commercial use. These thermostats raise and lower your home's temperature based on your changing scenarios of daily lifestyle.

Observe leaks

You may loss substantial amount of warm air through leaks in your ductwork, attic and electrical fixtures, as well as around windows. The best thing is to seal and envelop all seams and cracks opening to the outside. It helps to save energy and required heat. Duct improvements may need expert assistance.

One Hour Air Conditioning & Heating-Charlotte is a licensed and certified HVAC installation and repair company. Our professionals have provided heating and air conditioning services for residential and commercial clients in Charlotte since for over 39 years.

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