Spring is a great time to focus on energy improvements and efficiently cooling your home!
According to Energy.gov, “Heating and cooling accounts for about 48% of the energy use in a typical U.S. home, making it the largest energy expense for most homes.” So, take advantage of the mild temperatures of spring and get your home or business ready for summer by taking advantage of some simple tips to increase energy efficiency this year.
How to Increase Energy Efficiency with Spring Duct Cleaning and other useful tips:
Schedule an Air duct cleaning. Air duct cleaning reduces the amount of dust and other pollutants in your home or building’s air conditioning ducts and as a result improves indoor air quality (iaq). Did you know that the passage of cool air can be inhibited by any kind of blockage or accumulation of debris in your ductwork.Open windows and doors during low pollen count days. This increases good air circulation and efficiency in your home or business and allows you to capture fresh air from the outdoors.Turn on ceiling fans when at home or at work. Use of fans will better distribute hot air trapped at ceilings. Be sure to turn your fan off when you leave the room. Fans cool people, not rooms!Good Attic ventilation is a must! If your home or office space has an attic, installation of an attic fan will add value and extend the life of your roof by lowering attic temperatures during the warmer months.
Did you Know? The National Air Duct Cleaner’s Association (NADCA) found that in a typical six-room home, up to 40 pounds of dust is created annually through everyday living!