How to Save on Cooling Costs

As spring warms up into summer, it is time to think of how to save on cooling costs. Having an air conditioner working at peak efficiency is one good way to start, so a call to an HVAC service professional is often a great choice when it comes to figuring out how to save on cooling costs. When you call Ready & Able you get pros who will respond quickly to get your system in top shape to give you the most efficiency for your cooling dollars.

Other Ways to Keep Cool

Beyond keeping your equipment in peak condition for efficient operation, other ideas of how to save on cooling costs include efficiency techniques such as:

1. Upgrade to an energy Efficient A/C unit- If your system is over 12 years old, it is time to start thinking about replacing your air conditioner. Most of the air conditioners of today are ENERGY STAR® systems, which will provide you with more powerful air conditioning without the higher energy costs. If your air conditioner is less than a 13 SEER (Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio) then you should seriously consider replacing it with a more energy efficient unit.

2. Annual Maintenance- It is highly recommended that homeowners have an annual maintenance tune-up for both their heating and cooling systems. A tune-up will mean your system is thoroughly cleaned and check over for any issues that could cause costly repairs in the future.

3. Fans – Whether mounted on the ceiling or moved around the rooms as needed, fans provide excellent air circulation that leads to cooler average temperatures. This is especially effective for homes with more than one floor.

To schedule maintenance or a free estimate for replacement from Ready & Able contact us at 717-963-2034. With a thorough and effective analysis, the experts will pinpoint ways to increase the airflow, cooling power and energy efficiency of your system and help you find out how to save on cooling costs throughout your entire home.

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