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Get the Most Out of Your Air Conditioner

May 08, 2015

Buying a new air conditioner for your home is a major investment, and of course you want to make sure you are getting the greatest benefit out of it with the Carpentersville weather. Generally, your air conditioner doesn’t demand much of your time or attention, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t ways to improve. Follow these tips from Controlled Comfort HVAC Inc to get all you can out of your air conditioner.

  1. The Right System for Your Home
    With all the air conditioner options out there, we can design a system that meets all of your needs and the size of your home properly. Controlled Comfort HVAC Inc can help you find the air conditioner that’s the perfect fit for your home by considering your square footage; how well your windows; walls and roof are insulated; and other factors.

  2. Use a Programmable Thermostat or Comfort Controls
    Taking advantage of a programmable thermostat can make it simple to control your comfort. Using a programmable thermostat, you can set a personalized temperature schedule a week at a time. There’s no reason to worry about adjusting the temperature before or after work or before bed. More advanced options are also available like remotely adjusting the temperature using your phone, tablet or laptop. Comfort controls such as the iComfort® thermostat can perform advanced diagnostics on your air conditioner to warn you of service needs.

  3. Help Your Air Conditioner Out
    You don’t want to make your air conditioner work harder than necessary. On a sunny day, keep the indoor heat from rising by closing the blinds and windows. When it’s cooler, open the windows so your air conditioner can get some downtime.

    Close the vents and doors of unoccupied rooms to let the cool air flow where it’s needed. This will prevent making your air conditioner work harder than it has to, and cut down on unnecessary costs on your energy bills.

  4. Don’t Forget About Maintenance
    When you get a new vehicle, most people follow the manufacturer’s recommendations on the frequency of oil changes and annual maintenance. The same applies for your air conditioner to keep your investment running properly and efficiently. Spring is the perfect time in Carpentersville to schedule an appointment with a professional to inspect and maintain your air conditioner before summer is in full swing. If you have any questions, call Controlled Comfort HVAC Inc in Carpentersville at 224-412-8308.