Your home energy efficiency in Central Indiana depends on several factors. In an effort to minimize your energy usage, or at least understand where your energy is going, it is important to know which appliances and what habits contribute to the greatest or least energy usage.
Precision Comfort Systems can help you reduce your heating and cooling costs. We also help our customers understand their energy usage. If you have high energy bills, let us look them over and offer suggestions.
Below is more information on home energy efficiency. And here is a link to some of our most common questions on home energy efficiency.
The most important tip in heating is to minimize the heat your home needs by insulating and sealing air leaks. Then, create the heat you need in the most efficient way possible with a high efficiency system using a reasonably priced fuel.
In addition to using an efficient air conditioner, here are the two easiest way to cut your air conditioning bills. 1) raise your thermostat from 73 up to 76. And 2) keep the curtains closed on the sunny side of the home.
Hot water is primarily used in two places; clothes washing and bathing. Switch from hot to cold clothes washing for significant savings and shorten your shower time for additional savings.
If you have not already done so, upgrade to a new Energy Star refrigerator.
LED Light bulbs really cut your lighting costs. They use a very small percent of standard incandescent bulbs.
Do you run a dehumidifier in a damp location? Portable dehumidifiers are not cheap to run. They are fine if you only need to dry an area occasionally. However, if you have an ongoing humidity problem, check with Precision Comfort Systems for a more energy efficient solution.