Tips to Improve Your Air Conditioner Efficiency in Cape Coral

Now that cooler weather is here to stay in Cape Coral, most people will start truly thinking about not using your air conditioner as much for the foreseeable future. With that flip of the switch comes new attention both for your comfort and for your wallet.

Energy efficiency universally impacts everyone who runs a furnace or air conditioner and also has an effect on the ecosystem depending on the efficiency of the system. So when you’re watching for little ways to make a big impact on the energy efficiency of your air conditioner this season, consider these simple fixes:

Easy Fixes

  • Filters: probably the most overlooked simple fix to help impact the energy efficiency of your air conditioner, changing filters as recommended not only helps the air flow more freely, but it may also help you keep your indoor air quality high.
  • Thermostat settings: dialing your thermostat a few degrees warmer than typical is a very easy way to save a few bucks. Comfort is still key, but you may be surprised what a couple degrees warmer can do for your energy costs.
  • Programmable thermostat: don’t feel like always adjusting your thermostat before you head out the day or when you know you won’t be home for a bit? Programmable thermostats can leave you with savings by keeping your home warmer when you’re away or when you’re sleeping and the temperature isn’t as critical.
  • Weatherstripping: regardless if it’s around your doors or windows, weatherstripping can help keep cool air from getting out after you’ve already paid for it. Take a couple minutes to walk around your home and look at your windows and doors and figure out if they need to be re-caulked or need new weatherstripping.

Comfort is something we’re always searching for no matter whether it’s furnace season or air conditioning season. These few tips are a perfect place to start so you can transition to the new season while still working to increase the efficiency of your air conditioner and probably save money. If you’d like to know any more about these tips or are searching for a new air conditioner, give the experts at Comfort Zone Inc a call at 239-214-0411.

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