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According to the U.S Department of Energy, heating and cooling your home uses more energy than any other system in your home. They estimate that as much as 43% of your utility bill is applied to heating and cooling.
Some ways to save money and improve comfort are to schedule maintenance or upgrade your heating, air conditioning and ventilation systems. With professionally installed equipment, air sealing and recommended thermostat settings, experts say you may be able to cut your heating and cooling energy use as well as reduce environmental emissions by 20-50%!
Heating and Cooling Tips
- Set your thermostat as low as is comfortable in the winter and as high as is comfortable in the summer.
- Clean or replaced filters on furnaces once a month or as needed.
- Clean warm-air registers, baseboard heaters, and radiators as needed; make sure they are not blocked by furniture, carpeting, or drapes.
- Bleed trapped air from hot-water radiators once or twice a season;if in doubt about how to perform this task, call a professional.
- Place heat-resistance radiator reflectors between exterior walls and the radiators.
- Turn off kitchen, bath and other exhaust fans within 20 minutes after you are done cooking or bathing;when replaced exhaust fans, consider installing high-efficiency,low noise models
- When replacing exhaust fans, consider installing high-efficiency, low noise models.
- During the heating season, keep the draperies and shades on your south -facing windows open during the day to allow the sunlight to enter your home and closed at night to reduce the chill you may feel from cold windows.
- During the coiling season, keep the window coverings closed during the day to prevent solar gain.