Keeping your home at the right temperature throughout the year is not just about switching between your furnace and air conditioner, or changing settings on your thermostat. In fact, relying entirely on your HVAC system could spike your utility bills. However, with careful planning and proper weatherization, you can limit your home’s energy consumption and maintain the desired in-home temperatures, without compromising on comfort.
The experienced HVAC professionals at Comfort Solutions offer some useful suggestions in this context.
What is Weatherization? Weatherization is about protecting your home from the elements, without reducing its energy efficiency. By its very nature, warmer air is always seeking out cooler air. Which means, in the hotter months, warmer air from outside tries to penetrate your home, reducing the impact of your conditioned and cooled air. Similarly, in winter, when you furnace is on, warm air tries to escape outdoors through the paths of least resistance, such as unheated attics or crawl spaces.
Why is Weatherization Important? Curtailing air penetration and leaks will help in:
Top 7 Tips for Energy-Saving Weatherization: It may not always be feasible to undertake major changes for sealing your home’s foundation or perimeters. However, a few minor projects could significantly boost the energy efficiency of your living spaces.
Replacing or cleaning the air-filters of your HVAC system will also go a long way in improving the efficiency of your unit. Remember to schedule a timely tune-up service to ensure that your furnace and air-conditioning system run smoothly and efficiently, when you need them the most. At Comfort Solutions HVAC, we offer comprehensive and affordable air-conditioning and furnace maintenance programs that extend the lifespan of your HVAC system, and optimize the energy efficiency of your home. We also offer numerous heating and cooling solutions that cater to a wide range of home comfort requirements and budget.
Residents throughout Easton, PA and the surrounding areas of NJ rely on our team of licensed and certified technicians for HVAC installations, tune-ups and repairs.
Meet your home’s energy efficiency goals for 2020 with help from the experts at Comfort Solutions HVAC. Call us at 610-438-9300 or contact us online to know more.
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