4 Ways to Save Money on AC Costs in the South

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In Dumas, Texas, you need a properly functioning air conditioning system. Naturally, residents want to maximize their air conditioning efficiency and save money in the process. To save money on AC costs, consider how you arrange your furniture, use the thermostat and auxiliary appliances, and schedule maintenance on your system.

Reconsider Your Layout

Sometimes, the most obvious changes you can make are the easiest to overlook. The layout of your furniture may not seem that important to the performance of your air conditioning system, but you should take another look at your furniture placement. If chairs or other pieces of furniture are blocking air flow vents into your room, this mismatch could have a less desirable effect on your air conditioning system’s performance.

Use Your Thermostat Wisely

Raise your thermostat to 85 degrees when you leave the house and try increasing the thermostat by a few degrees at night when you sleep. By not running the air conditioning at a high level until you are actively using a room, you can work to cut your monthly cooling costs.

Arrange a System Checkup and Service

As your AC system ages, it may not operate at peak efficiency. If you suspect your system may need maintenance services, call an expert service technician. A trained professional can inspect your air conditioning system, assess the situation, and correct any problems with the system.

Use Auxiliary Cooling Equipment

If you have an air conditioning system, you may be tempted to think that you don’t need to run a ceiling fan or another fan in your home. In fact, using a fan together with your air conditioning system can help distribute cool air throughout your rooms, increasing the effectiveness of your air conditioning unit.

Let the services team of Winkelman Heating and Air Conditioning help you ensure your air conditioning system stays in peak operating condition. Contact us today at 806-553-4698 to schedule an appointment or to schedule a review of your home’s energy efficiency

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