If you’ve been following our blogs, you already know how to reduce energy bills during spring and summer. However, energy conservation is just as important in fall and winter. Save money in Charlotte with these 5 fall energy saving tips from Andersen Heating & Cooling.
Open window blinds in Charlotte
In the spring, we told you to close your blinds to conserve energy. Well, now it’s time to open them back up! Let in natural sunlight to raise your home’s temperature and lower your heating costs.
Fall energy saving tips: Fall HVAC maintenance from Andersen
This one’s a constant no matter what season it is. Your HVAC system needs regular maintenance in order to run efficiently and prevent costly repairs. Schedule your fall HVAC maintenance with Andersen Heating & Cooling today!
Change air filters
Here’s another year-round tip for you. If there’s one thing you can do to help your HVAC system use less energy, it’s changing the filter. Make sure to install a fresh filter in your heating system once a month in order to save money this fall and winter.
Lower water heater temperature
Your HVAC system isn’t the only thing that consumes energy during the colder months. Lower your water heater’s temperature to cut back on your energy usage in fall and winter. This depends on your comfort levels, but 120° is generally a good temperature to try out.
Upgrade attic insulation
Most homeowners know that properly sealed windows and doors can make a huge difference in your heating bills during fall and winter. However, if your attic insulation isn’t up to par, you could still lose massive quantities of heat. Don’t spend money just to heat the air outside! Install new insulation throughout your attic to keep your heat inside where it belongs.
Check back soon for more helpful HVAC tips from Andersen Heating & Cooling! And click here to schedule your fall furnace or heat pump maintenance today.