It’s that time of year again where homeowners have to start thinking about the different ways they can save on their heating energy costs. Having the windows open while you’ve got your heat on isn’t just wasteful — it has a decidedly negative impact on the environment and it could cost you hundreds on your annual heating! So it’s time to get sharp and act smart about how much energy you use, and the Raynor Electric heating experts want to help.
Last week, we posted a blog that contained three tips for saving energy this winter, and we hope you’ll follow them! Here are some more tips for how you can reduce your heating bills and get the most out of your furnace this year:
- Get A Furnace Tune-Up – Having your furnace inspected annually by a professional is absolutely critical to making sure that the machine itself is continuing to function properly. Over time, furnaces tend to lose their efficiency, causing them to cost more for the same temperature control. Raynor Electric can perform a safety and parts inspection on your heating system that will ensure your family is warm and safe all winter long — without breaking the bank!
- Remember: 68 is Great– Keeping the thermostat at 68 could save you hundreds of dollars a year. It’s the ideal temperature for keeping an average sized house comfortable all winter long. Before raising the thermostat, consider throwing on your favorite sweater. If 68 degrees isn’t enough, it’s possible that you have an issue with your thermostat, or the furnace just isn’t reaching the proper level. Give us a call! Speaking of thermostats…
- Invest in Energy-Saving Thermostats– You can save a great deal on your heating just by upgrading to a better thermostat! There are models on the market that allow you to pre-set different temperatures for different times of day, and if you don’t already have one you are definitely missing out. Raynor can install a modern thermostat in your home in just one day — you can even get one that is wireless that you can control from your smartphone!
This winter, save energy and live better by following these energy saving tips. Furnace on the fritz? Call Raynor Electric for a replacement today!