If you’re planning a last-minute getaway before summer ends, don’t forget to deal with your thermostat. If your home is going to be empty while you are away, you don’t need to maintain your regular temperature settings. Adjusting your thermostat settings can reduce your energy consumption and save you money while you’re having fun in the sun.
Blog Category: Thermostats
Discussions of home ownership usually turn to ways that homeowners can save money. However, most homeowners usually frame the discussion as a conflict between savings and home comfort, assuming that each dollar saved comes at the expense of some physical discomfort they must endure. Fortunately for residential property owners, there are a number of effective energy-saving tips and tricks that allow for home comfort while still protecting you from outrageous energy bills. Being aware of some of these techniques is a great way to live an environmentally-conscious lifestyle while still enjoying your home comfort and the benefits of modern appliances.
At Symbiont Service Corp., energy savings have long been one of our core values and one of the main benefits we give our customers. To help our Englewood-area neighbors save energy (and save money on utility bills), we offer up these energy savings tips for Florida residents from the federal Energy Star program’s Home Advisor:
Swimming pool heat pumps offer an energy-efficient means of keeping your swimming pool warm. By using electricity to transfer heat from one place to the next instead of simply generating heat, a heat pump can save you in annual energy costs. Of course, to maximize energy savings, the heat pump you choose for your swimming pool must be properly sized by a professional.
To save money and energy, many homeowners are switching to a programmable thermostat that allow them to control the amount of heat or cooling air they use during the summer, winter, day and night. By programming the thermostat, a homeowner can reduce their utility bills to a manageable size to fit their budget.
With summer almost here, you might be starting to worry about how long you’ve neglected your air conditioner. Luckily, it’s never too late for for planned maintenance. By keeping your air conditioning system on a routine maintenance schedule, you’ll not only see an increase in energy efficiency, you’ll extend the life of your system.