When you replace your air conditioning unit, there's a reason for it. If you're replacing it due to it failing sooner than it should have, it's possible that it was placed in a bad location. Here, you'll learn a little about selecting the placement of your exterior air conditioning unit.
Go out to where your air conditioning unit is located. Look up. Do you see clear skies? If your air conditioning unit was positioned under a tree, too close to your home, or has other overhead hazards that could come crashing down on it at any given time, it's time to rethink where the unit is positioned.
Your furnace or central heating unit works to keep your home comfortable throughout the winter months, but the costs associated with running this major appliance can quickly add up as the temperature drops. Fortunately, there are a number of things that you can do to ensure that your heating bills are kept to a minimum without sacrificing the comfort level within your home.
The most important thing that you can do to drastically cut down on your monthly heating bills is to make use of a programmable thermostat to set an operation schedule for your furnace.
Airflow is key to a productive and efficient HVAC system. That is, if you air is not flowing efficiently, you will basically be wasting money. No matter how energy efficient your furnace, boiler, heat pump, condenser, and/or evaporator are, your system will be wasteful if your air is not flowing properly.
Adjust Your Air Registers
The first thing you should always do if you are having airflow issues is check your air registers.