Great tips! I love the concept of ‘clean’ energy. It is amazing what a few simple steps can do to help keep your system running efficiently and longer.
Dirt is a pretty big energy zapper. It clogs up appliances, causes everything to work harder and creates problems in lots of places, most especially:
Your Home Comfort System – Regularly cleaning or replacing air filters in your HVAC can save 5 to 15 percent in system energy use. You can do this on your own monthly for more comfortable, efficient operation. Then, just before the peak season, it’s time for a full professional cleaning and inspection of your heater or furnace.
During those dormant months, dust and dirt have had a chance to collect in your heating system. As dirt builds up, it obstructs performance – decreasing and delaying comfort. The longer it takes for the system to heat up, the more energy you use. And of course, that means more of your energy dollars down the drain.
So that’s one way you save: a clean system uses less…
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