back to blog

5 Ways to Save on A/C Costs

save on a/c costs

It can get hot during the summertime,­ real hot! Turning the A/C to the lowest temperature is the usual reaction to such heat. You’ll feel good in the moment, but your blood will boil the second you see that monthly energy bill. Avoid overpaying each month and make adjustments to a few things within your home.

Plant Life

Direct sunlight onto your home will heat up the siding and roofing materials. Even with good insulation, this can affect the indoor temperature. The sunlight will also pour into your home via the windows. Block the sun by planting trees around the perimeter of your house; the leafier the better!

Adjusting the Arrows

For every degree higher you set your thermostat in the summer, the more money you will save. If you normally set the temperature to 72 degrees, turn it up to 75 degrees. If you’re planning on going away for a few days, raise the temperature to roughly 80 degrees. This will save you money AND keep your home from overheating and developing moisture.

Basement Hangouts

This area of the house is usually the coolest and should be utilized more in the summer. Raise the temperature of the thermostat, grab yourself a book, and head downstairs. Sitting down here for a few hours during the day will provide you with a cool place to relax, as long as it’s a finished basement.

No Cook ‘Till Night Time

Avoid cooking and baking during the daytime when the temperature outside is at its highest. The oven and stovetop give off a lot of heat and should only be utilized at night when it’s cooler out. While cooking, remember to keep the exhaust fans on to remove any excess smoke and heat.

Professional Help

Having a professional HVAC technician service your unit is one of the best things you can do to save money. Repairing broken parts, changing air filters, and having it cleaned will help it run more efficiently, as well as increasing its lifespan. Spending a little money now will save you a lot of money later in repairs, replacement, and bills.

Staying cool in the summer is a top priority, but so is keeping your costs low. When you need a professional HVAC technician to service your unit, contact the experts at SameDay Heating & Air. To learn more, or to schedule a service, give us a call at (801) 726-3329.

Don’t forget to follow us on Facebook and Twitter!

seo-img
Priority Plus Maintenance Plan Enjoy Peace of Mind, faster service & serious savings LEARN MORE
$1000 Off Generator Installation
Get Up to $5000 In HVAC Rebates
$500 Off Tankless Water Heater Installation
What To Expect
Discover the SameDay Difference
Expert Technicians
Exceptional Workmanship
State-of-the-art Systems
five-star service guaranteed
Expert
Technicians
Exceptional Workmanship
State-of-the-art Systems
five-star service guaranteed
Read our awesome
customer reviews

Check out what our valued customers have to say. Our reviews reflect SameDay's dedication to providing excellent service and ensuring our customers' satisfaction.

Thank you for the wonderful service your company provides. I am new to the area and got your number from the Yellow Pages. All of the ads looked alike. I called two other companies before I called Air Comfort. The first company did not show up.…

Jorge M.

When the air conditioning unit malfunctioned at our business it became unbearably hot. Fortunately, your technician was prompt, efficient, and helpful—even though he had to work late into the evening. His friendly, customer-oriented service was much appreciated and we want to make certain this type of…

Reagan O.

Just a note to tell you what a pleasure it was to work with a company such as yours. When appointments were made, they were kept! I must make special mention of the technician who installed our air conditioning unit. He worked hard, stayed with it…

Ardean H.

We appreciate such a good company with great customer service.

Holly B.

We wish to thank you for the installation of our new Lennox furnace and air conditioner, but more than the implements, we are grateful for the careful consideration of your technician. He did a splendid job, which we are sure was above and beyond the call…

Tom M.