How to Take Advantage of Your Furnaces Efficiency

Even though it’s spring, we could still see more cold days. It’s still an important time to take a closer review at your furnace efficiency. We have several easy ideas for you to wholly receive the benefits of your furnace’s efficiency.

  1. Change Your Furnace Filter
    You’ve heard this repeatedly, but replacing your furnace’s filter is key. Even ENERGY STAR® recommends replacing it monthly. You may need to change it more or less often, depending on the manufacturer’s recommendations. Air can flow better through your house when you have a clean filter. You can experience improved air quality and enhanced furnace efficiency as well. A buildup of dust and debris inside your system will make it work harder.
  2. Make Sure Your Ducts Are Sealed Properly
    If your home’s ducts have any leaks, holes or poor connections, it’ll be harder for your system to efficiently circulate air throughout your home. And even though your furnace will be working overtime, you still may not be as comfortable as you expect to be. If you are curious how well-sealed your ducts are, reach out to our professionals at Rescue Heating & Air . We can assist you.
  3. Install a Programmable Thermostat
    To reduce your heating bills, do some research on a programmable thermostat. Why throw away money cooling your home when you aren’t home? You can find wide variety of different programmable thermostats and should have no difficulty finding one that matches your lifestyle needs.
  4. Schedule Your Annual Tune-Up
    It’s easy to ignore the benefits of an annual tune-up when your furnace is working as expected. Yearly tune-ups keep your furnace as efficient as possible and can help increase its lifespan.
  5. Zoned Heating
    If you would like individual control over the temperature of every room in your home, a zoned heating and cooling system can attain that with multiple programmable thermostats. This can help enhance your furnace efficiency and save on energy bills.

Half of the energy used in your residence is due to your heating and cooling, so efficiency is key. At Rescue Heating & Air , we can help ensure your heating and cooling system is running at peak efficiency. Contact us today to schedule your annual furnace service or if you have concerns about your home comfort system. We can be reached at 361-265-4371.

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