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5 Easy Ways to Keep Your Home Energy Efficient All Year

By Eco Temp HVAC January 7, 2023

As a homeowner, you know how important it is to keep your home comfortable and energy efficient all year round. One of the key components to maintaining a comfortable home is a properly functioning HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) system. Unfortunately, HVAC issues can arise at any time, leading to discomfort and costly repairs.

To help you keep your HVAC system running smoothly, we’ve put together 5 tips for homeowners:

  1. Change your air filters regularly: This is perhaps the most important step you can take to maintain your HVAC system. Dirty air filters can restrict airflow, causing your system to work harder and potentially leading to breakdowns. Depending on the type of filter you have, you should aim to change it every month or two.

  2. Schedule regular maintenance: Just like your car, your HVAC system needs regular maintenance to run efficiently. Consider signing up for a maintenance plan, which typically includes an annual tune-up and inspection. This can help catch any potential issues before they become major problems.

  3. Keep your outdoor unit clear: Make sure to keep the area around your outdoor unit clear of debris such as leaves and grass clippings. This will allow your system to properly dissipate heat and operate efficiently.

  4. Invest in a programmable thermostat: A programmable thermostat allows you to set a schedule for your heating and cooling needs, helping you save energy and money. Many newer models can even be controlled remotely via a smartphone app.

  5. Insulate your home: Proper insulation in your walls, attic and crawl spaces can help keep your home at a consistent temperature, reducing the workload on your HVAC system.

By following these simple tips, you can help ensure that your HVAC system is running efficiently and effectively, saving you money and keeping your home comfortable year-round. And don’t forget to always consult with a professional HVAC technician for any major repairs or concerns.

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