4 Steps to Reduce HVAC Energy Use

The hottest months of the year may be over, but those energy bills are proof that cooling your home is a major expense. Let your summer power bills serve as a motivating reminder to follow some simple steps to reduce your energy consumption next summer. Be a hero to your customers by sharing these great tips. 



Daikin Industries Ltd. released the results of testing conducted by a research group that aimed to uncover ways to reduce HVAC energy use. The study found that there are some simple steps that homeowners can take to reduce the power consumed by air conditioners by 15%.


The 4 steps include:


1. Cleaning or changing air filters

2. Improving air flow around the outdoor air conditioner unit

3. Closing curtains to block out sunlight

4. Raising your thermostat by 3.6 degrees Fahrenheit


It’s amazing how small changes can make a significant difference in how much energy you consume (and pay for). The savings would undoubtedly outweigh the cost of closing a blind and making sure your outdoor air unit has plenty of space around it to keep air moving easily. Want more information? Read the whole story here:



Updated: October 1, 2012 — 11:33 am

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