How To Save Money in the Summer With Your Air Conditioning

When it gets hot in the summertime our air conditioning unit has to work extra hard in order to keep up. Goettl Air Condition offers some very good suggestions in order to help consumers save money on their air conditioning bill.

Go outside and check your outside unit. Just be sure that plant growth and debris have not become prominent in the area of your unit. If so, clear out plant growth so that it is at least two feet away from the unit. Clean up any debris that may have accumulated near the unit as well. Take off the cover and use your garden hose to clear away dirt and debris from the coils.

The use of a “smart” thermostat is programmable so that when you are away from work, shopping, on a trip or any other time you are not at home it can be set to a higher temperature. This can save lots of money, claims Business Press. Some thermostats can sense when you are away and reprogram themselves automatically. It really does not make sense to keep your house at lower temperatures while no one is at home.

When ceiling fans are present in a home the result is a much lower cost and a more efficient use of your air conditioning system. The fans help to circulate the cooled air in the room causing the thermostat to call for less cool air. The United States Department of Energy supports this idea as they suggest that a thermostat can be set at least four degrees higher without anyone in the house feeling less comfortable.

Goettl Air Conditioning is a longstanding leader in the HVAC field. They were established in 1938 and were the first company to introduce evaporative coolers and air conditioning to the Southwestern part of the United States. They have offices in Phoenix, Tucson, Las Vegas and Southern California. Visit the website at

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