Of the range of renewable energy types, the goal boils down to cutting costs and our carbon
footprint. That doesn't make us want to be uncomfortable, especially when the season heats up
air conditioner becomes your saving grace.
Energy savings doesn't have to be a full
investment in wind farms or acres of solar panels (though, wouldn't that be nice?), but there
ways to make your current energy consumption less than usual. You'll definitely want to know how
reduce energy use this summer and stay cool at the same time.
Up your technology game
Lowering your thermostat during the winter by a margin of two degrees can save 6% on carbon
emissions. That's about 420 pounds of carbon dioxide per year that you're not putting into the
The same goes for air conditioning. A huge part of this is system automation. Investing in an
automated thermostat will help reduce energy costs across the board. Mobile accessibility and
temperature control are small technologies that make a difference through the convenience of
access and smart systems.
Duct, duct, goose
Your AC unit, like your furnace, transports air of whatever temperature through your ducts to all
the rooms in your house. Over time, ducts can get a little leaky. It might not be something you
readily notice, too, so having professionals look at your ducts is important. Properly sealing
ducts makes for more efficient air distribution and, in turn, lowers your energy bills. If you
noticing a room (or two) not getting to the right temperature, that's a telltale sign of leaky
Similar to duct sealing, the air in your house should be well circulated and stay in
the house and keep your home energy efficient. It seems obvious, but a lot of households neglect problem areas like
entrance ways, windows, skylights, and vents. All of these small leaks add up when it comes to
escaping, which definitely hikes up the bill and does nothing to keep temperature properly
maintained. Our energy saving tips will help keep your home running efficiently.
There are tons of ways to adjust your lifestyle the smallest bit to cut down energy costs and
hoist the environmentally friendly banner. Renewable energy types are certainly becoming more
popular as time and technology move forward, but it remains our responsibility to alter our commonly
practiced habits first and impact change in everyday life. Living
consciously this way, our path toward the future looks green as can be. Contact our team to go green
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