When you are trying to cut energy costs in your Peachtree City-area home, looking at your whole-house energy efficiency can help. Think of your home’s energy efficiency like a metal chain. The chain is only as strong as its weakest link, and your home is only as efficient as each individual part.
So what is whole-home energy efficiency? It is the process of taking all the parts of your home that contribute to efficiency, including the HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) system, insulation, ventilation and landscaping, and making sure that each part is operating at peak efficiency. You might have a top-of-the-line HVAC system that’s highly rated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star program, but you won’t get your money’s worth if your home is full of air leaks.
What can you do to improve your whole-house energy efficiency? Look at each component individually, and ensure that it’s as efficient as it can be. Here’s a quick list of what you should inspect:
For more information about whole-house energy efficiency or other HVAC matters, contact Powers Heating & Air. We’re proud to serve the Peachtree City area.
Our goal is to help educate our customers in Peachtree, GA and surrounding areas about energy and home comfort issues (specific to HVAC systems). For more information about whole house energy efficiency and other HVAC topics, download our free Home Comfort Resource guide.
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