3 Energy Efficiency Tips

Money doesn’t grow on trees, but there’s no getting around the fact that it costs money to heat and cool your home. The good news that you have more control over that equation than you might realize. Here are three tips that can help you enjoy greater levels of energy efficiency — and therefore lower energy bills — courtesy of our team at AAA Cooling in Arizona. 1. Look for the ENERGY STAR Today’s generation of air conditioners can produce all the cool air you need while drawing less energy than an older system probably would. The gold standard for energy-efficient heating and cooling components is the ENERGY STAR label. This “seal of approval” means that the appliance in question has proven itself to be at least 10 percent more efficient than the minimum government requirements. If every home in the U.S. were running ENERGY STAR systems, the total savings would amount to $350 million per year. You might as well claim your piece of that savings! 2. Assess Your HVAC System HVAC systems lose efficiency over time, especially if they’re not properly maintained. This forces you to run the system hotter or cooler than you normally would just to...

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