As a Jupiter, Florida, homeowner, you know that summer weather doesn’t disappear when the season officially ends. Instead, you endure hot, humid days for much of the year. That means adopting energy-efficient strategies for hot weather can make a serious impact on your household’s year-round energy consumption. Read on to discover three easy ways to save energy at home this summer and beyond.
Upgrade to a Smart Thermostat
For most homeowners, saving energy starts with the thermostat. Upgrade to a smart thermostat and optimize the settings for summer weather.
Set the temperature to 76 degrees when your family is typically home and awake. Program the device to increase the temperature to 86 degrees when you’re away or asleep. Smart thermostats only take a minute or two to program, but they can help you save a lot of energy and money.
Turn On Ceiling Fans in Occupied Rooms
Using ceiling fans strategically can give your air conditioner a rest. When you turn on ceiling fans, you can increase the thermostat by up to 4 degrees without feeling a change in temperature. Just make sure to turn off the ceiling fan when you leave the room to avoid wasting energy.
Tackle Indoor Air Quality Issues
Air quality problems like high humidity and poor ventilation can make your home feel warmer. Rather than turning down the temperature, you can save energy by tackling those indoor air quality issues.
Our team offers a full range of whole-home dehumidifiers, energy recovery ventilators and other HVAC add-ons. Each will work to improve your air quality while boosting your air conditioner’s efficiency at the same time.
Whether you need help with indoor air quality problems or want to upgrade your thermostat, we’re at your service. Call your local cooling experts at Mechanical Air Conditioning today at 561-899-4587. We’ll help you save energy and stay cool through the hot Florida weather.
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