Did you know that as much as half of the energy used in your home goes to heating and cooling. So making smart decisions about your home’s heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) system can have a big effect on your utility bills – and your comfort.
Simple maintenance can help keep your HVAC systems running smoothly and provide you with more heat for less money.
- Change your air filter regularly
- Have HVAC units inspected yearly
- Seal your heating and cooling ducts
- Install a programmable thermostat, here is a great, simple example and only around $25!
Here you can enter your zipcode and find what rebates are available in your area. For example, in Frederick, MD there are rebates for recycling your freezer and refrigerator. And why not recycle them if you don’t need them, help the environment and get yourself some cash!
How energy efficient are you?