HVAC Tips: How to Save Money on Your Electric Bill this Summer
Here are some HVAC tips on how to save money on your electric bill in the summer even when you have your air conditioning running.
It can be hard to save money on your electric bill, especially in the summer. Summertime, it’s always so warm, the sun is always so hot, and the air outside seems to want to fry you with its humidity even before you step outside. No wonder it can be so costly to run your air conditioning unit.
There are ways that you can save money on your electricity, though, so don’t you worry. These HVAC tips or air conditioning do’s, will help you pinch some pennies (figuratively, of course).
Be a Fan of Fans
When you’re in a room, use a fan. If you keep a fan running while you’re in a room, it will keep the air moving and can help keep the room feeling a little cooler than it actually is. Did you know that you can raise the temperature of your thermostat 3 to 4 degrees if you’re in a room with a fan on? That’s right. You’ll feel cooler and save money in the process.
Raise that Thermostat to Lower that Bill
Here’s an excellent trick to save money. Raise that thermostat as high as you possibly can before you start feeling uncomfortable. If you can be comfortable at 76 degrees; then there is no reason for you to set it at 72. This will, without a doubt, save you some money.
Throw Some Shade on Your Home
Do you have trees outside with thick foliage? No. It’s time to plant! That’s right, having trees cast shade on your home which can decrease the temperature around the area of your house which in turn means your AC unit does not have to work as hard. So throw some shade on your home.