How to Improve the Efficiency of Your HVAC System
Posted: April 11th, 2022
Like most people, you have a busy schedule and many responsibilities that come with being a homeowner, and life in general. You maintain a schedule that you and your family follow, and help your household run as smoothly and efficiently as possible. An HVAC system needs maintenance to run smoothly, in addition to maintenance, there are a variety of ways you can improve the efficiency of your cooling and heating system. Brevard County, Florida residents are well aware of how much a necessity indoor air conditioning is, especially during the summer months. Let's take a look at a few ways to improve HVAC efficiency:
1. Change Air Filters Regularly - Failure to change air filters on schedule can quickly result in a deterioration of the air quality in your home. It is recommended to change your filters every 90 days. However, if you are a homeowner that has pets, or suffer from respiratory illness, allergies, asthma, or something else it’s a good idea to change the filters out sooner than every 90 days. Ensuring you have a good quality HEPA filter is a good choice as well.
2. Use a Smart Thermostat - You’d be surprised just how much difference a smart thermostat can make. Having your system run on a set schedule, even if the schedule only reflects a few degrees change in temperature, can greatly reduce monthly energy costs. How often have you left the house in the morning and forgot to raise the temperature before you left, it happens to us all! It can be painful to realize you paid money to keep an empty house cool, a smart thermostat can help you not make that mistake ever again. If you don't have a Smart Thermostat yet, we do offer smart thermostat installation services.
3. Schedule Regular Maintenance - Regular maintenance is so important to improve and maintain HVAC efficiency. It’s important to have all aspects of your system inspected annually to ensure they are functioning properly, like the ductwork for example.
4. Consider System Upgrades - Choosing to replace an old HVAC system is a big investment, it’s also a worthwhile investment that you can make to improve air quality, comfort, energy efficiency and more. If you’ve noticed your system just doesn’t seem to be working like it used to, it just might be time to replace it, instead of spending money on repetitive repairs.
Allow our team of professional to assist you in improving the efficiency of the HVAC system for your Melbourne, FL, home. We will provide you with answers and talk you through all actions you can take and explain how and why these suggestions can benefit you. Fill out our contact form today.