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How To Save Money on Your Energy Bill This Spring

How To Save Money on Your Energy Bill This Spring

As spring approaches, are you wondering how you can save money on your energy bills this spring as they move back and forth between heating and cooling?  Despite the weather warming up, many still find it too cold to turn off the heat early in the morning and at night, but others want to stay nice and cool throughout the day. 

Additionally, the onset of allergies and increased humidity can create discomfort. Your HVAC systems can help regulate indoor temperatures, control humidity levels, and filter out dust and pollen, creating a comfortable home environment. 

However, frequent use of HVAC systems can result in higher energy bills. Let’s take a look at the ways you can save money while still using your HVAC systems during the spring. 

 

Ways To Save On Your Energy Bills This Spring, Despite Back and Forth Heater & AC usage 

01. Use a Programmable Thermostat

How To Save Money on Your Energy Bill This Spring: Use A Programmable Thermostat

A programmable thermostat allows you to automatically set your desired temperature for different times of the day. This way, you can reduce energy consumption and put your system on a consistent schedule that fits your needs. 

In addition to saving energy, a programmable thermostat can help maintain a consistent temperature, preventing fluctuations and reducing energy waste. This is especially beneficial in the spring when outdoor temperatures vary significantly throughout the day.

 

02. Take Advantage of Natural Ventilation

How To Save Money on Your Energy Bill This Spring: Natural Ventilation

Natural ventilation effectively reduces energy consumption, lowers operating costs, and positively impacts the environment. 

There are several ways to utilize natural ventilation to your advantage. For instance, you can open windows and doors when it’s hot inside to allow fresh air to circulate and cool the room. Conversely, you can close curtains and windows when cold outside to trap warm air inside the building. 

Another effective strategy is to install ceiling fans, which consume less energy than air conditioners, help regulate air, and improve air quality in your home. 

 

03. Seal Leaks and Insulate Your Home

How To Save Money on Your Energy Bill This Spring: Seal Leaks

Leaky areas around the house can significantly impact the efficiency of your HVAC system, causing higher energy and eventually leading to higher bills. To prevent air leaks and improve energy efficiency, you can use weatherstripping or caulking to seal up any areas that could be letting air out, especially around your windows and doors. 

 

04. Schedule HVAC Maintenance

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Spring is the perfect time to schedule regular maintenance for your HVAC systems. As we are transitioning out of the colder months, it is always a good idea to ensure your heating systems are maintenanced so that they remain in tip-top shape for the next winter. 

In addition, now is a great time to check that your air conditioning units are working properly because summer is coming, and you don’t want to be stuck with a broken unit.

A properly running and healthy HVAC system will be the most energy-efficient option for your household, therefore it will save you money on your energy bills this spring. 

Regular maintenance is effective in helping keep your HVAC systems in great condition and also preventing any significant issues.  

At Spurk HVAC, we offer a special program for our customers so that they have the assurance that their HVAC system is being maintenanced on a consistent basis. Our Comfort Club Membership starts at only $15 a month. To join our Comfort Club, please click here for more information. 

 

Closing Note

Saving money and reducing bills is a top priority for everyone. Utilizing our tips above can help you save money while using your HVAC systems efficiently this spring. 

The most crucial aspect of saving money on your energy bill this spring is keeping your HVAC systems well-maintained. Without good maintenance practices, the system will perform as efficiently and can cause many major issues. This is also why you need a professional technician to handle your system to spot and deal with any problems effectively. At Spurk HVAC, we have a team of experts that can help you with any needs, from inspection and installation to repair services

 

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