6 HVAC tips to Save Money on your Summer Energy Bill

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HVAC (Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) is a technology designed to provide comfort during temperature spikes.

As the name suggests, it consists of heating, ventilation and air conditioning. Each of these factors plays a key role in establishing balance in temperature during winter colds and summer heats. Benefits of using HVAC are numerous, ranging from already named environmental comfort to being energy efficient.

HVAC is used all over the world, and for a reason.

Still, not being cautious enough can result in excessive money spending during these days of temperature spikes, especially during hot summer days and months, where the user of HVAC technology can get himself in a situation where he has to spend more money than he should on a new instalment.

For this reason, we have compiled a list of 6 of the most important tips on how to save money on your energy bills during summer months while using HVAC systems.

The season change is the time of the year when you need to start thinking about the change of the temperature in your home.

When winter ends, and spring and summer are on their way, it’s time for you to start thinking how to efficiently keep your family and yourself cool during these hot days without spending a fortune on HVAC.

This article is here to provide you with 6 HVAC tips on how to save money on your energy bills during the summer months. If you follow these tips, you should be able to save money and still manage to successfully keep your house cool during these hot summer days.

  1. Replace old air conditioner with the new one

    If you have an old, used air conditioner, maybe it’s time to spend some cash on a new one. It may seem needless to spend money on that, but in the long run, it will actually be money-saving.

    You will save money buying a new air conditioner because you will not need to spend money on unnecessary AC fixing, which will result in nothing but failure in the long run.

    Consult with the HVAC professional at Fuse Contracting about which air conditioner to get for yourself, and you should be able to save money with this simple step.

  2. Replace, upgrade or repair your thermostat

    Having a new, digital thermostat is a must if you are looking to save money on HVAC during summer days. The thermostat allows its users to program the air conditioning completely how they wish to.

    If no one is at home, you can program the air conditioning through your thermostat, and keep the temperature at your liking (you can also program it to shut down at any specific time you want). This is a great way to save money on your energy bill, and investing in a new, digital thermostat is proven to be very effective if you have HVAC in your house.

    You can even program your thermostat from away, via Wi-Fi, and adjust the temperature of your house from anywhere you like.

  3. Don’t forget to replace your filters

    Replacing your air filters is extremely easy to do, but it is also extremely underrated. Not a lot of people know that dirty air filters are the reason for HVAC system failures, unnecessary money costs, and even health issues.

    Replacing your filters is an easy task, and it should be done every few months, depending on the type of filters you own in your home.

    You can also sign up for HVAC maintenance plans, which have free filter changes included in the offer.

  4. Protect your AC from the Sun influence

    Having your house constantly being at Sun disposal can be very damaging for your HVAC system. It’s actually proven that if your house is in the shadow, and if your HVAC system is not exposed to the Sunlight, it improves the performance of your HVAC system sometimes even up to 10%. This is why it’s important to think how you’re going to protect your HVAC from being overly exposed to Sun and heats.

    Try to add more vegetation, plants or trees, if possible, to the sides of your house which are most exposed to the Sunlight. This can greatly decrease the total amount of your energy bill, and also result in better performance of your air conditioner.

  5. Do not forget to check your vents

    Sometimes even your vents can be shut due to cleaning purposes, and never reopened. If you notice that your room is extremely warm, check the vents, and if they are dirty, make sure to clean and open them, to allow the regular heat flow. Dirty vents can prevent the air flow through your house, resulting in unnecessary warmer temperature, thus higher costs.

  6. Don’t be afraid to schedule maintenance

    Having your HVAC system regularly checked upon by professionals can be of great importance. This way, you can discover any damage or disruption on your system right on time, and prevent unnecessary money spending.

    Hiring professionals to regularly check and maintain your HVAC system should not be an issue if you are looking to have a well-working system throughout the entire year. Fixing these issues on time can save you a lot of money.


These six tips should be enough to save a lot of money on your energy bills during hot summer days and months. If you follow these advice, you should not have a problem with excessive money spending on HVAC systems, and you should be able to afford a cool, enjoyable summer for your family and yourself.

If you have any more issues or questions about how to save money on energy bills, do not be hesitant to contact professionals at Fuse Contracting. This team of professionals will be more than happy to help you with any kind of issues you might have with your HVAC system and will be happy to advise you on anything you want to know about, that you haven’t found in this article.

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