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3 Ways to Fight the Heat and Keep Energy Waste in Check

Sweltering hot summers make air conditioning a necessity when you live in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. It’s not necessary to drain your bank account, however, to stay comfortably cool. You can improve the performance of your AC system and still manage your cooling costs. Learn about three easy ways you can enhance your comfort and curb energy waste.

Home Weatherization

Any gap in the exterior walls, ceilings, windows, and doors of your home will allow hot air inside. Leaks and cracks also cause cool air to escape. Use weatherstripping, caulk, and spray-foam insulation to seal any leaks. Eliminating drafts will lower your cooling expenses. Don’t forget about the attic. Reducing energy waste is just one of the benefits of a well-insulated attic.

Smart Thermostat Installations

You can reduce cooling costs by using your thermostat wisely. If the indoor temperature is close to the temperature outdoors, you’ll place less demand on your AC. Adjust the thermostat as best as possible without sacrificing comfort. To reduce energy consumption, it’s best to avoid constant thermostat adjustments. The U.S. Department of energy recommends leaving settings for at least 8 hours. With a smart thermostat, you can regulate your home’s temperature to match your personal preferences. We’re happy to offer an impressive selection of intelligent thermostats. With our Wi-Fi enabled models, you can you track your energy usage remotely from your smartphone, tablet or computer.

Professional AC Maintenance

Regularly scheduled AC maintenance is a service that will pay for itself through improved AC efficiency. Because well-maintained systems last longer and need fewer repairs, you’ll save money down the road too. At Pine Bluff Heating & Air, our maintenance agreement comes with additional financial perks, including a 10-percent discount on parts and labor. Combining proper maintenance with weatherization and smart thermostat settings can cut your heating and cooling costs in half.

Pine Bluff Heating & Air is proud to offer products and services that enhance your comfort without breaking the bank. To explore more money-saving ways to beat the heat, check out our air conditioning services or call 870-275-4006.

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