As you work on your personal New Year’s resolutions, it’s important to also think of ways to improve your home’s energy use in the New Year. You can save a significant amount of money each year if you work on improving your homes energy efficiency each year. Enjoy better comfort, reduce your homes energy use and save money by making these simple changes.
Tips for Saving on Utility Bills in the New Year
The New Year is a perfect time to asses you homes energy use. If you’re unsure how efficient you heating and air conditioning system is, give the experts at Gibson Air a call at 702-388-7771 for a FREE estimate for an HVAC replacement, we will let you know the best ways you can lower your home energy bills.
Clean or change your air filter every month
A dirty home air filter reduces energy efficiency and shortens your HVAC system’s lifespan, so make sure to check its condition every month, especially if you have shedding pets. Set a monthly reminder on your phone or write on a calendar to make sure you’re checking your filter regularly. A clean home air filter is an easy home maintenance task to follow that will allow you to enjoy lower energy bills and cleaner indoor air.
Lower your thermostat
For every degree you raise or lower the temperature in your home during the cold of the winter or the heat of the summer, you can save up to 2%on your utility bill. This is the easiest tasks you can do in the New Year to reduce your homes energy bills. About 45% of the money spent on utility bills goes toward heating and cooling costs. Save even more energy by switching from a traditional thermostat to a programmable thermostat and save up to 30% on your monthly bill. A programmable thermostat will allow you to create a schedule that follows your family’s routine, and keeps the temperature cool or warm while you’re there, but lowers the energy usage when you’re not home.
Replace your light bulbs
One easy way to reduce your energy bills in the New Year is to use eco-friendly light bulbs. Instead of incandescent lights, switch to CFLs or better yet, try LED lights which are far more energy efficient and last longer. This New Year’s resolution for saving energy can help you save HUGE on your energy bills.
Replace outdated HVAC systems
The New Year is a perfect time to replace your whole HVAC system since there are many instant rebates available! View our current instant rebate coupons HERE. If your system is more than 10 years old or not keeping you comfortable then it may be time to replace your HVAC system. As a top HVAC company in Las Vegas, we offer FREE estimates for HVAC system replacements, call us at 702-388-7771 for a free evaluation. If replacing your inefficient heating and air conditioning system is on your list of New Year’s resolutions for your home you’ll not want to miss out on the lowest pricing of the year for a new HVAC systems.
Gibson Air is here to help you live more comfortably and save money in the New Year. Give us a call and we’ll be happy to discuss the best ways to lower your home energy bills. View even more ways to save energy in the New Year by clicking HERE.