There could be some mistakes that could cost you more money. Look at some of them:
Still using Old Filters:
When the Air conditioning units start working inefficiently, the first that we all should check is their filters. If you do not remember the last time when you changed the filter of your system, then it’s pretty sure that your HVAC system’s filter requires replacement. Long overdue replacement of filter can lead your system to block or restrict the airflow that will make the system to work hard.
Always remember you should get the filter changed at least once every three months (90 days).
AC running all day:
If your AC runs 24*7 every day, then it is not good. Every machine needs rest for at least a few hours. If you want your air conditioners to work efficiently, try to put them off for a few hours a day. That will help the machine get cool down and relax. It will increase its efficiency too. You can install a thermostat also that will adjust the temperature of AC as per the need. There is no point in leaving your AC on in an empty room, right?
Plantation around your AC unit:
If you have plants very close to your AC outdoor units, then there are chances that your machine will work inefficiently after some time. Plants and vegetation attract insects that can form their habitats inside or at the outer areas of the AC Unit. So, make sure that they get placed at least 3-4 meters away from the unit. Otherwise, they can ruin your AC unit’s working that can cost you money.
Using Old machine:
Everything has a life span, so if you are using an old unit, then it would be better to invest in buying a new one. An old machine consumes more electricity and does not perform as efficiently as the new one. That will only increase your utility bills, so it’s better to buy a new one.
No maintenance check-ups:
Understandably, maintenance is crucial for every machine. Only professionals are capable of providing your heating and cooling system a proper check-up. It is good to think in advance for the lifetime and working of your system. When you get regular maintenance check-ups for AC units, then there are decent chances that you will get to know about the problems early. If any problem comes out during the check-up, it will get resolve on time. So, it is advisable to go for maintenance check-ups periodically that will increase the lifetime of your machine too. An inefficient system will increase your electricity bills only without providing you the decent services.
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