We’ve gathered some key tips for keeping your home cool without breaking the budget.
Don’t swelter in the summertime due to the doom and gloom of rising energy costs.
The good news is that there are plenty of things that you can do to keep the cost of running your air conditioning unit down.
Research Before Your Purchase
Mitsubishi, Daikin, Panasonic, and Fujitsu all produce energy-efficient small, medium, and large air conditioning units in case you are buying a brand new unit. Now you’ve bought well, you’ll want to tackle some of the below tips on how to use your air conditioner effectively in order to save your hard-earned money.
Don’t Allow Heat To Build Up During The Day
Don’t do things that will make the temperature inside hotter. Avoid cooking on a stovetop or using the clothes dryer. They all generate a lot of heat so they’ll make your home much hotter, making your air conditioner work much harder.
Keep Your Home Shaded
Invest in a good quality shade over the windows that are subject to the most heat. This will greatly reduce the temperature in your home (up to seven or eight degrees cooler!) Use light colour shades and hang them as close to the window panes as possible.
Alternate Your Air Conditioner With A Ceiling Fan
Once you’ve cooled the air and adopted some of the crucial above energy-saving measures, a ceiling fan is a more conservative user of energy and will work to keep the cool air circulating. Ceiling fans will complement your air conditioning and cool things considerably along with the other cost-saving measures.
Maintenance is important. Problems with your air conditioning unit means it may have to work extra hard to be effective and efficient. If that’s the case it’s consuming more energy than is required.