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Tips to Improve Your Air Conditioner Efficiency in Stuart

Now that colder weather is here to stay in Stuart, most homeowners will start really thinking about not using your air conditioner as much for the season. With that flip of the switch comes new attention both for your comfort and for your wallet.

Energy efficiency universally affects everyone who operates a furnace or air conditioner and also has an effect on nature depending on the efficiency of the system. So when you’re looking for little ways to make a large impact on the energy efficiency of your air conditioner this year, consider these simple fixes:

Easy Fixes

  • Filters: probably the most forgotten simple fix to help better the energy efficiency of your air conditioner, exchanging filters as recommended not only helps the air flow more freely, but it may also help you keep your indoor air quality in check.
  • Thermostat settings: dialing your thermostat a few degrees warmer than normal is a very easy way to save a few bucks. Comfort is still key, but you may be surprised what a few degrees warmer can do for your energy expenses.
  • Programmable thermostat: don’t feel like continually adjusting your thermostat before you leave for the day or when you know you won’t be around for a while? Programmable thermostats can provide you with savings by keeping your home warmer when you’re gone or when you’re sleeping and the temperature isn’t as critical.
  • Weatherstripping: no matter 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 few minutes to walk around your home and inspect your windows and doors and decide 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 couple tips are the ideal place to start so you can transition to the new season while still working to boost the efficiency of your air conditioner and potentially save a few bucks. If you’d like to know any more about these tips or are searching for a new air conditioner, give the team at Nisair Air Conditioning a call at 772-318-4252 or set up an appointment with us online.