Even though it’s spring, we could still see more cold weather. It’s still an important time to take a closer look at your furnace efficiency. We have a few easy ideas for you to fully take advantage of the benefits of your furnace’s efficiency.
- Change Your Furnace Filter
You’ve heard this frequently, but replacing your furnace’s filter is so important. Even ENERGY STAR® recommends swapping it out monthly. You may need to change it more or less often, depending on the manufacturer’s instructions. Air can flow more freely through your house when you have a clean filter. You will notice improved air quality and enhanced furnace efficiency as well. Gathering of dust and debris inside your system will make your system work harder.
- Make Sure Your Ducts Are Sealed Properly
If the ducts have any leaks, holes or poor connections, it’ll be harder for your system to efficiently circulate air throughout your home. And even though your furnace will be working extra, you still may not be as comfortable as you expect to be. If you are curious how well-sealed your ducts are, reach out to our professionals at Bishop Heating & Air Conditioning. We can assist you.
- Install a Programmable Thermostat
To reduce your heating expenses, look into a programmable thermostat. Why throw away money cooling your home when you aren’t even there? You can find wide variety of different programmable thermostats and should have no trouble finding one that meets your lifestyle needs.
- Schedule Your Annual Tune-Up
It’s easy to overlook the benefits of an annual tune-up when your furnace is running as it should. Yearly tune-ups keep your furnace as efficient as possible and can help increase its lifespan.
- Zoned Heating
If you want individual control over the temperature of different rooms in your home, a zoned heating and cooling system can do that with multiple programmable thermostats. This can help improve your furnace efficiency and save on energy bills.
Half of the energy used in your home is due to your heating and cooling, so efficiency is key. At Bishop Heating & Air Conditioning, we can help you feel confident that your heating and cooling system is operating at peak efficiency. Call us today to schedule your annual furnace service or if you have concerns about your home comfort system. We can be reached at 760-784-9034.