Stay on Top of Maintenance

Regular maintenance is essential for keeping your heating and cooling system running efficiently. Schedule professional tune-ups at least once a year to ensure that your unit is operating at peak performance and to catch any potential issues before they become major problems.

Change Air Filters Regularly

Dirty air filters can restrict airflow and put unnecessary strain on your HVAC system. Aim to replace or clean your filters every three months or as recommended by the manufacturer for optimal performance and energy savings.

Utilize Programmable Thermostats

Investing in a programmable thermostat can help you save energy and money by automatically adjusting the temperature when you’re away from home or sleeping. Set it to a higher temperature during the warmer months and lower during the colder months for optimal comfort and efficiency.

Seal and Insulate

Proper insulation and air sealing can significantly improve the efficiency of your HVAC system. Check for air leaks around windows, doors, and other openings, and seal them with caulk or weatherstripping. Additionally, ensure that your attic and walls are adequately insulated to prevent heat loss or gain.

Consider Upgrading to a More Efficient System

If your HVAC system is more than 10-15 years old, it may be time to consider upgrading to a newer, more efficient model. Modern systems are designed to be more energy-efficient, which can translate to substantial savings on your utility bills over time.

Remember, regular maintenance and timely repairs are crucial for ensuring the longevity and optimal performance of your heating and cooling system. Don’t hesitate to consult with professionals from Apollo Heating & Cooling, Inc. for expert advice and support.

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