With the summer season fast approaching, it’s never too early to take steps making sure that your home is comfortable without wasting energy, or over heating your wallet as the temperature actually continues to arise. And thanks to the new efficiency standards either proposed or on track being strengthened by the US department you will soon be able to buy a blackhawksupply.com Thermostats cooling system that is even smarter about using energy system. Given below are the ten major energy and money saving tips that you can try using when at home.
Setting up your air conditioner thermostat as high as you are comfortable. Generally it is 78 degree that is recommended when at home. So try and use a thermostat in order to automatically adjust the temperature.
Having your central blackhawksupply.com Thermostats air conditioner being tuned up and cleaned. And replacing the filters carefully in order to have more of a efficient kind of an operation.
Having the blinds and windows kept closed during the day, and opened during the cool evening hours.
Using the ceiling or the portable fans in order to stay comfortable.
Minimizing the indoor heat and running the dryer and dishwasher in the night, especially during the summer allowing your dishes to air dry. Also try and avoid incandescent lighting and try using the microwave, toaster oven, or the outdoor grilled instead of the oven. It is even best to avoid using the major appliances between 2 to 8 pm.
Washing clothes in cold water and having the lint filter cleaned using the dryer after every use.
Unplugging all the appliances and electronics when they are not in use. Plug the home electronics such as the TV, DVD players, and the last but not the least the computer into the power strips and then turning off the power strips when these equipment’s are actually not in use.
Setting up the water heater to 120 degree and using efficient shower heads.
If you have a pool then try and consider slowly reducing the pool filtration time by about 30 minutes. Then keep reducing the time as long as the water turns out to appear clean. You may also find that you only have to run your pool filters for around six hours in a day. So have a timer being installed in order to control the length of the time that the pool pump cycles on.
So what other tips would you like to add above. Leave your comments below and we would be happy to add them above.