Everyone can take a few key steps to lower the amount of energy they use in their home. While you are reducing your carbon footprint, you will also be reducing your monthly utility bills. Check out these five home energy savings tips for summer that are a win-win for everyone.
Replace those old air filters!
It may seem like a no-brainer, but many people overlook the main air filter on their air conditioner. When the air filter is dirty, the unit has to work much harder to push the air through the dust and dirt. Unfortunately, air filters are not quite as cheap as weather stripping. If you want to avoid this cost, simply clean the filter regularly yourself. It is recommended that this be done every three to four months to keep it from getting to the point of no return. A good way to remember is to perform the routine cleaning on the first day of each season.Continue Reading