Although temperatures in Sun City West, Arizona, don’t reach freezing digits very often, a heating system is still needed to keep homes warm and cozy. Here are several tips you can follow to keep your energy expenses to a minimum this winter.

Change the Air Filter

The most important and valuable furnace adjustment you can make to keep your heating expenses to a minimum this winter is actually the simplest. By changing the air filter on the heating system once a month, you can boost the system’s heating efficiency. This not only lowers energy bills but helps to ensure the system is able to heat your home evenly, which increases indoor comfort levels.

Replace an Old Heating System

Check the furnace for its installation date. If it’s nearing the 20-year mark, you could benefit from improved efficiencies and recent technology of a new system. It’s always a good idea to have an HVAC technician inspect and perform maintenance on your system before the cool evening temperatures arrive. An experienced technician will perform preventative maintenance to ensure the system is ready to heat your home with the utmost efficiency.

Install a Programmable Thermostat

Another furnace adjustment you can make is more like an upgrade. Install a programmable thermostat and set the temperature in the home to automatically lower itself during the hours of the day you aren’t home. This can lead to money savings also. Be sure to set the programmable thermostat to heat your home back to a warm and cozy temperature right before you get home at the end of the day.

If you have questions about furnace adjustments you can make to save money, contact Canyon State Air Conditioning, Heating & Plumbing today. Visit our website or give us a call 623-201-5118 to learn more about our quality heating services.

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