Learning About Commercial HVAC Systems
About Me
Learning About Commercial HVAC Systems

Hello, my name is Jacob. I would like to talk about proper installation and repair of the HVAC system in your commercial building. Full scale HVAC systems for commercial buildings require ongoing maintenance and repairs to keep every floor and room at a comfortable temperature. These temperature control systems also control the air quality in the building by sending the airflow through filter elements. My site will cover all aspects of the upkeep needed for these systems. I will also talk about the benefits of keeping your air quality and temperatures at desirable levels. Thanks for coming to visit my website.

Learning About Commercial HVAC Systems

4 Tips To Stay Cool And Reduce Your Summertime Energy Costs

Isaiah Chapman

The summer months bring with them a lot of heat, which means your energy bills may be going up. To keep the costs under control, you may want to consider improvements to your AC as well as to your home to reduce your utility bills. In addition, there are some things you can do for extra savings, such as turning the water heater off when it is not needed. Here are some improvements that you may want to consider to keep your energy costs under control this summer:

1. Turn Off The Heat Producing Mechanicals When Not Need

While you are trying to keep your home cool, you do not want to have things that are not being used contributing to heat. Some of the mechanicals in your home that you may want to consider turning off can include the water heater, video game consoles, TVs and computers. In addition, you may want to consider a gang plug with an off switch to ensure these appliances are not using electricity when they are not being used.

2. Do A DIY Energy Audit And Stop All The Small Air Leaks In Your Home

The air that leaks in and out of your home can also contribute to energy loss. Use an incense burner to create smoke and do a DIY energy audit of all the air leaks in your home. Addressing issues with air leaks can help to reduce heat gain and make your AC system more energy efficient. In addition, check AC ductwork and repair any damage to make sure ducts are well insulated.

3. Update And Maintain Your AC System For The Best Performance And Efficiency

It is also important to do regular maintenance of your AC system. This should include things like cleaning the outdoor unit, changing the filter and checking the thermostat. You may also want to have an HVAC technician service your AC in spring to ensure it does not need any repairs before summer starts.

4. Make Small Investments In Renewable Energy To Reduce Power Consumption

You may also want to make small investments in renewable energy to reduce energy costs. This can include things like solar panels or geothermal HVAC to reduce your energy expenses. In addition, you may want to consider updating things like outdated lighting and appliances that are old and inefficient.

These are some energy improvements that you may want to consider to keep your energy costs under control this summer.  If you need help with some of these improvements or repairs, contact an air conditioning contractor to help ensure your home is as efficient as possible this summer. 

Click here to read more about air conditioning repair or do an online search.