Quick Tips to Save Energy in Your Home

Keeping the energy costs down in your home is sure to be at the forefront of your mind. Being capable of paying a lower monthly energy bill is sure to lift your spirits and put you in a better mood. It’s ideal to know tips that will aid you in reducing your energy costs for long-term savings year round.

Watch the Thermostat

One of the best things you can do to help keep your energy costs down is by keeping an active eye on the temperature in your home. It’s important to be comfortable, but there is no need to keep it too high or low based on the season. Consider either increasing or decreasing the setting on the thermostat a few degrees based on the weather to help you avoid paying overly expensive energy bills. Over time, this can be a significant reduction in your overall costs.

Turn Off the Lights

If you aren’t sitting in a room, then why leave the lights on during the day? Using any type of electricity will increase the amount of your monthly bill and should be reduced as much as possible. Simply turn off the lights when you leave the room and you can watch your monthly electricity costs decrease.

Change your Filter

Keeping a fresh air filter in at all times will help the air in your home stay warmer or cooler, depending on what you’re trying to achieve. HVAC experts agree that you should change the filter at least every three months.

Let Us Help!

At Duggan's One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning®, we can do a complete tune-up for your AC unit and this is sure to help lower your energy bills. Simply give us a call at (706) 914-1617 and we’ll schedule an appointment for you.