During the cooling months, your air conditioner probably uses more energy than any other system in your Fort Wayne home. Spring maintenance is important to ensure all parts are working correctly. It's also a good idea to familiarize yourself with air conditioner parts to understand energy usage and home cooling.
Despite their initial higher purchase price, higher-efficiency air filters can save you money in the long run, as compared to using standard-quality air filters in your forced-air heating or cooling system. Here are some of the more important ways higher-efficiency filters can do that:
Unless you live in an old farmhouse full of leaks and drafts, shutting a room to save energy is likely to backfire. A study done by the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory found that closing off registers in select rooms actually was more likely to increase energy use in energy-efficient homes. How is that possible?