The summer is nearing an end but our air conditioning units are still working hard. When was the last time you have had your air conditioning unit inspected? Your central air conditioning units should be inspected, cleaned and tuned by a licensed HVAC professional at least once a year. Our TUDI technicians are fully trained in the installation, maintenance, repair, and replacement of every brand of air conditioning unit. Read a few of our tips below to continue to have your AC running smoothly and as efficient as possible.
Keep Your AC in the Shade
Air conditioning units located in a proper shaded area can run more efficiently. Shading will help lessen an air conditioning unit’s workload and have an easier time cooling your home.
Use Window Coverings
During a hot sunny day, close your window blinds and curtains to help prevent direct sunlight from shining into and heating your home. This will help lower energy costs related to you air conditioning unit.
Weatherize Your Home
Weatherizing your home keeps the cold air in and the warm air out. Some basic steps you can take to properly weatherize your home can prevent air loss. Sealing air leaks with caulking and weather-stripping is an easy home do it yourself project. Adding insulation around your air ducts will help keep your energy costs lower as well.
Do you have any questions or concerns with how your air conditioning unit is running? Give TUDI Mechanical a call at (412) 771-4100. Have any other tips on how you keep your home running efficiently and cool? Please share in the comments below.