10 Air Conditioning Mistakes You Can’t Afford to Make
Ignoring proper AC management will raise your energy bills, decrease the efficiency of your system and ultimately require repairs. So avoid these 10 common mistakes and reap the cool rewards!
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Ignoring your air filter
Never cleaning fins and coils
Not updating (or setting) your thermostat
A programmable thermostat is a must-have in today’s state of AC technology. Programmable thermostats allow you to set temperatures for various times throughout the day and automatically lower the temperature when you most need it to help you save money and manage your cooling without constantly hovering over the dial. Many advanced thermostats like Google’s Nest thermostat actually have learning capabilities, so the thermostat can shift to accommodate repeated schedules—not to mention allow you to change the temperature from an app. If you don’t have one of these programmable or smart thermostats, the time to upgrade is now! Save money and enjoy more accurate cooling with a simple thermostat replacement, especially if your current thermostat is a couple decades behind the times. Find out some tricks to keep your air conditioning costs down.