With fall approaching, you may find yourself needing to turn your heater back on in the following weeks. After a long season of hot weather and no need to use your space’s heating system, you will need to take some steps in order to ensure your heating system is operating smoothly and efficiently. Not only are energy efficient appliances a great way to reduce your carbon footprint, they also help you to keep your electric bills down. If you have not had your air conditioning or heating system tuned-up by a professional in more than 6 months, contact Autumn Air. Our team of dedicated HVAC technicians perform regular maintenance on HVAC systems in order to keep them operating efficiently and catch any potential problems as they arise.
In addition to having professional maintenance performed on your system, there are some at home steps you can take to improve the functionality and efficiency of your heating system.
Listed below are fall heating efficiency tips you can use in your space this season:
Set Your Thermostat Back A Few Degrees: Are you planning to spend most of your day at work or away from your home? If so, getting into the habit of setting your thermostat down 3-4 degrees can go a long way to saving you energy and money. By dropping the temperature in your home, your heating system will be given a break from maintaining a warmer temperature. If your home’s heating system is efficient and functioning properly, it should only take a few minutes for the temperature to raise back to your usual setting once you return to your space.
Keep It Clean: Air conditioners and heaters are complex machines that require multiple components to be operating smoothly in order to get the climate control results you are looking for. Keep all of the parts and components of your heating system clean improves air quality and can help to eliminate clogs and blocked air flow. The professionals at Autumn Air ensure with every heating tune-up in Houston, that the system has been properly cleaned and does not have any blockages.
Don’t Leave Your Flute Open: Having a nice fire going is one of the warmest comforts we have in fall and winter. Unfortunately, many homeowners do not realize that by leaving the flute to their fireplace open they are leaving their home open to the cold weather. The flute gives the warm air in your home a place to escape, making it require much more energy to efficiently heat your space.
Schedule Your Heating Tune Up: Fall is a great time for home and business owners to contact Autumn Air and schedule their fall maintenance. Much like a car, an air conditioning and heating unit both require regular maintenance and care to last their full lifespace and perform efficiently. If you are looking to get your heating unit ready for fall, contact the Houston heating experts at Autumn Air today!
When you are looking for affordable air conditioning services, from professionals you can trust, we are here for you. Autumn Air proudly serves the Greater Houston area, including Atascocita, Briarpark, Champion Forest, Conroe, Klein, Magnolia, Midtown, Oak Ridge North, Sugar Land, Cypress, Pearland, The West University Place, The Heights, Spring, Tomball, Willowbrook, Houston, Spring Branch and The Woodlands. Don’t hesitate, give us a call today to find out what we can do for your home or business.