As you come up with goals and resolutions for the upcoming year, don’t forget about your home. If one of your goals is to save money or cut back on energy use, this is a great time to think of some HVAC New Year’s resolutions, such as the following:
Install a Programmable Thermostat
A programmable thermostat gives you better control over the amount of energy your heating and cooling system uses. You can set these thermostats to reach higher temperatures in summer or lower temperatures in winter during the night or during the day if you’ll be out of the house. Instead of having to remember to change your thermostat settings each day, a programmable one will do it for you. This leads to energy savings and lower energy bills.
Check Your Air Filters Each Month
Your heating and cooling system’s air filters can become covered with dust, which lowers your indoor air quality. Dirty air filters also make your furnace or air conditioner run longer, which leads to more wear and tear on the system and more energy use. Check these air filters each month, and replace them with new ones as necessary.
Schedule Routine HVAC Maintenance
Your HVAC system needs regular maintenance to make sure it’s in good condition and to catch problems early on so they can be fixed promptly. One of your HVAC New Year’s resolutions should be to set up routine maintenance for your system. This can help your HVAC system last longer, cut down on the energy used and lead to lower utility bills.
Invest in an Air Filtration System
An air filtration system can improve the indoor air quality of your home, reducing the risk of health problems and increasing comfort. With an air purifier or an air cleaner, you can make sure that allergens and contaminants that are floating in your home are caught and removed.
If you need HVAC maintenance or any help with your HVAC New Year’s resolutions, contact Stack Heating & Cooling. We provide dependable HVAC services in the greater Cleveland area.
Our goal is to help educate our customers in Cleveland, Ohio about energy and home comfort issues (specific to HVAC systems).