Quick Tips to Save on Energy Costs this Summer!
Here are a few things you can do to help reduce your energy costs and improve the efficiency of your air conditioner this summer.
~ Raise the temperature a little in your home. If you normally set your thermostat to 21°C, increase it to 22°C or 23° You’ll be surprised how much energy you save!
~ Close the blinds and curtains to prevent the sun from heating up your home.
~ Run your clothes dryer at night or hang your clothes outside on a clothesline.
~ If you have a programmable thermostat, use it to your advantage, when you’re not home, increase the temperature, have it set to begin cooling an hour or two before you arrive back home.
~ Cooking outdoors keeps a lot of heat from building up in your home and summer is a great time to do some grilling.
~ Keep your air filters in your furnace clean. Check and replace them regularly to maintain your HVAC systems efficiency.
~ Sealing your windows with caulking will help reduce the amount of air leaking from your home.
We hope these tips will help you save a little more on your energy bill.