How to Take Advantage of Your Furnaces Efficiency

Despite the fact it’s spring, we will most likely see more cold days. It’s still a good time to take a closer glance at your furnace efficiency. We have some easy ideas for you to wholly reap the benefits of your furnace’s efficiency.

  1. Change Your Furnace Filter
    You’ve heard this frequently, but exchanging your furnace’s filter is key. Even ENERGY STAR® suggests changing it monthly. You may need to change it more or less often, depending on the manufacturer’s instructions. Air can flow more freely through your home when you have a clean filter. You will observe improved air quality and greater furnace efficiency as well. A buildup of dust and debris inside your system will make it work harder.
  2. Make Sure Your Ducts Are Sealed Properly
    If the ducts have any leaks, holes or poor connections, it’ll be harder for your system to efficiently drive air throughout your home. And even though your furnace will be working extra, you still may not be as comfortable as you would hope. If you are questioning how well-sealed your ducts are, ask our professionals at Jack's Refrigeration Heating and Cooling. We can assist you.
  3. Install a Programmable Thermostat
    To decrease your heating costs, take a look at a programmable thermostat. Why waste money cooling your home when you aren’t even there? You can find an array of different programmable thermostats and should have no difficulty finding one that meets your lifestyle needs.
  4. Schedule Your Annual Tune-Up
    It’s easy to forget the benefits of an annual tune-up when your furnace is working as planned. Yearly tune-ups keep your furnace as efficient as possible and can help add years to its lifespan.
  5. Zoned Heating
    If you wish to have individual control over the temperature of every room in your home, a zoned heating and cooling system can attain that with multiple programmable thermostats. This can help enhance your furnace efficiency and save you money.

Half of the energy used in your home goes to your heating and cooling, so efficiency is key. At Jack's Refrigeration Heating and Cooling, we can help you feel confident that your heating and cooling system is working at peak efficiency. Give us a call today to schedule your annual furnace service or if you have any questions about your home comfort system. We can be reached at 308-646-3827.

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