5 Tips for Saving Energy This Fall

In the fall and winter months, demand for electricity and gas increases. Municipal energy providers routinely charge more for utilities during this time of year. By using these tips, you can reduce your household’s energy expenditures.

Detect and Patch Leaks

Doors and windows are notorious for leaks. Tail a lighter or candle around edges of windows and doors to detect leaks. Patch them up with caulk or weatherstrips.

Don’t Neglect the Power of Sunlight

Without the Sun, life on Earth probably wouldn’t exist. Despite its necessity, people often neglect the power of sunlight. Although you should avoid opening your windows during winter, leave your blinds open from dawn until dusk. Thanks to the greenhouse effect, your home will absorb and trap radiant heat from sunlight.

Invest in Heating System Maintenance

Most American homes, especially those in the Buckeye State, have central heating systems. Many of these HVAC systems double as air conditioners during warmer months. Despite how much use they get, countless Ohioans neglect to maintain their heating systems. Here at TechnoAir Heating, Cooling and Refrigeration in Grove City, we can conduct a full diagnostic test to detect potential issues, address them before they grow and clean your heating system.

Change Your Ceiling Fan’s Rotation

All modern ceiling fans have two modes: counterclockwise and clockwise. Fan blades are angled to push warm air down when spun clockwise and pull warm air upward when rotated counterclockwise. Don’t forget to reverse your ceiling fan’s rotation in preparation for fall and winter. These switches are usually hidden between the blades and the ceiling.

Replace HVAC Filters

Central heating systems would quickly decay if not for filters. Change your home’s HVAC filters to improve energy efficiency. Regularly replacing these filters could even boost your heating system’s performance.

Leave your home’s heating needs to us, TechnoAir Heating, Cooling and Refrigeration. Call or visit us online today to schedule a furnace, heat pump or central HVAC system maintenance appointment.

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