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Air Conditioning Tips DIY

Duct work Check for, and seal, any leaks. Be sure duct work is properly insulated. SEALING THE HOUSE Saving on energy costs this winter might be easier than you think. Behavioral changes combined with some moderate investments not only can save energy, but also can make purchasing a new heating or cooling unit less costly by lowering your home's energy needs. Heat / AC Have the system serviced annually to ensure it's running efficiently. Insulation Adding insulation is one of the best ways to save energy. If you have less than 6 inches in the attic. the house might need more Water heater Use a wrap to prevent heat loss. Thermostat Install a programmable thermostat. It will pay for itself soon if set properly. Low-flow water heads Switch to low-flow hardware to Vegetation Trees and other tall plants shade the house in summer but lose their leaves in winter to allow the sun's light and heat to enter. Windows For a long-term investment, install double-pane windows to keep heated or cooled air inside. ACE reduce costs of both heating and supplying water. AIR Sources: Houston Advanced Research Center, Reliant Energy, Energy Star.

Air Conditioning Tips DIY

shared by jonh on Jul 14
Here are basic tips on maintaining your a/c.




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