Despite the fact it’s spring, we could still see more cold days. It’s still a good time to take a closer glance at your furnace efficiency. We have several easy ideas for you to wholly receive the benefits of your furnace’s efficiency.
- Change Your Furnace Filter
You’ve heard this frequently, but changing your furnace’s filter is key. Even ENERGY STAR® advises swapping it out monthly. You may need to change it more or less frequently, depending on the manufacturer’s recommendations. Air can flow more freely through your house when you have a clean filter. You will observe improved air quality and better furnace efficiency as well. Gathering of dust and debris inside your system will make it work harder.
- Make Sure Your Ducts Are Sealed Properly
If the 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 extra, you still may not be as comfortable as you would expect. If you are curious how well-sealed your ducts are, reach out to our professionals at Stephen Hurst Pack Heating and Cooling, Inc. We can assist you.
- Install a Programmable Thermostat
To decrease your heating costs, look into a programmable thermostat. Why waste money cooling your home when you aren’t even there? You can find wide variety of different programmable thermostats and should have no challenges finding one that will meet your lifestyle needs.
- Schedule Your Annual Tune-Up
It’s easy to forget the benefits of an annual tune-up when your furnace is working as it should. Yearly tune-ups keep your furnace as efficient as possible and can help add years to its lifespan.
- Zoned Heating
If you wish to have individual control over the temperature of different rooms in your home, a zoned heating and cooling system can attain that with multiple programmable thermostats. This can help improve your furnace efficiency and save on heating bills.
Half of the energy used in your house is due to your heating and cooling, so efficiency is important. At Stephen Hurst Pack Heating and Cooling, Inc, we can help ensure your heating and cooling system is running at peak efficiency. Call us today to schedule your annual furnace service or if you have concerns about your home comfort system. We can be reached at 740-474-5940.