Here in the Triangle, we’ve begun experiencing record temperatures up to 80° already! Spring has made an early entrance to our area, and air conditioners throughout the Triangle are on full blast. If you’re like many other local homeowners, you’ll be looking for any possible way to save energy and cut down on your bills this season. Here are our top 5 tips to save energy this spring.
Upgrade your lightbulbs in Raleigh
If your light fixtures and lamps are still using incandescent light bulbs, you’re throwing money away on an inefficient light source. Switch to a more efficient option like LED or CFL bulbs that last longer and save energy.
Switch to a smart thermostat from Rapid Repair Experts
We touched on smart thermostats in our last blog, and we probably will again. Smart thermostats are simply some of the most effective tools for improving your HVAC system’s efficiency and cutting down on A/C bills.
Use Energy Star appliances in Durham
It’s hard to save energy and cut back on your usage when your appliances all run inefficiently. By making the initial investment in Energy Star rated appliances like clothes dryers, washing machines, and refrigerators, you’ll enjoy incredible savings for years to come.
Set fans to forward in Chapel Hill
Did you know your ceiling fan has different directional settings? Believe it or not, fans are actually designed for year-round use. Set your ceiling fans to forward, or counterclockwise, to increase the circulation of cool air.
Save energy this spring with HVAC maintenance
Regular HVAC maintenance is critical to ensure your system is running efficiently. It also reduces the chance of expensive repairs being needed down the road. Schedule your air conditioner tune-up with Rapid Repair Experts this spring so you can enjoy affordable comfort all season long.
Call Rapid Repair Experts to schedule your HVAC maintenance today!