How Are Your HVAC Habits Influencing Your Utility Bills?  

No matter what the weather outside in Philadelphia, the temperature in your home influences how comfortable you will feel. Find the right temp and your home will feel like a nice escape from the world. But if your home comfort system isn’t operating properly, you’ll feel it. And it won’t be fun. 

Brace yourself for an in-depth look at how you’re managing your home comfort system. It could make the difference between a steady system or a poor performer. Take this brief quiz from Stallion Heating and Air Conditioning to see how you stack up. 

  • Summer is coming up fast in Philadelphia. How do you get your AC ready?
    1. Change out the HVAC filter and spruce up the vents. Then it’s ready.
    2. Call in the Experts for seasonal maintenance.
    3. Nothing at all. It will probably be fine.
  • You’re having an event on a especially warm night, but the AC isn’t cooling your space. What’s your solution?
    1. Tell my attendees to bring cold beverages.
    2. Book an emergency repair to get it operating before guests arrive.
    3. Plug in my fans and hope for a cool breeze.
  • Your current HVAC is aging. What’s your plan when it’s time for an upgrade?
    1. Have my contractor to make the decision and finance it with a credit card.
    2. Manage worries and bills by subscribing to a monthly home comfort subscription.
    3. Buy the most expensive system currently available in Philadelphia.
  • When you get your next monthly energy bill, what do you anticipate you’ll discover?
    1. It will cost more. My HVAC costs have been climbing.
    2. It will be similar to the cost for the same month last year.
    3. I can’t know for certain until I read it. Some months aren’t bad, but others are a surprise.
  • Your home comfort system is making a strange noise. What do you do first?
    1. Find my toolbox and use a weekend struggling to fix it.
    2. Call a qualified technician to examine it.
    3. Block it out and hope it goes away.

Now add up your results. If you chose mostly Bs, your heating and cooling tendencies are right on track. You’re taking care of your machine and you have a plan for down the road. But if you responded to any of these scenarios with As or Cs, you can make a few changes to help your HVAC perform more efficiently. Read below to discover how. 

New HVAC Habits to Help You Save 

Set Up Annual Maintenance While changing your air filter and cleaning your vents are important tasks to help out your HVAC for a season change, a professional maintenance appointment is necessary to complete the process. During a routine visit, your pro technician will handle a series of tasks that promote the energy efficiency technician will be on the lookout for more significant problems for your system. That could save you a high-priced breakdown later down the road. 

Choose a home comfort company that offers emergency repairs. Even rigorously maintained HVAC systems can have complications periodically. And it always seems to occur at the worst times. A company with 24/7 emergency service can save you the headache and discomfort. The Service Experts Advantage Program offers that critical service to customers at no added cost. 

Have a plan for your HVAC system replacement. Well-maintained heating and cooling systems can operate for 10 to 15 years, but they can’t last forever. Make a plan now to avoid last-minute pressure when your equipment takes its ultimate bow. The Service Experts Advantage Program™ can help. It brings you a new high-efficiency home comfort system with no up-front expenses. As an added bonus, the program comes with free maintenance and repairs. 

Keep track of your monthly energy bills and take note when they dramatically change. Your electricity bills can show you more than your monthly costs. If you’re seeing a steady hike in your bills but no change in home comfort, something is definitely going on with your HVAC. A new high-efficiency system can give you peace of mind with more constant energy usage—and that means fewer surprises on your bill. 

Call a professional when you notice an odd noise from your HVAC system. That noise is more than aggravating. It indicates something is off with your machinery. Even if it’s a comparatively small problem, left without a repair it could make for a high-priced repair later on. Don’t try to work on it yourself. Leave it to the professionals to figure out and fix it. 

Your heating and cooling system can cost you big when you don’t manage it. If you utilize these tips, you could save time, additional costs and annoyance. And if your HVAC just isn’t doing its job anymore, think about selecting one through the Service Experts Advantage Program. It can find you a modern energy-efficient system with no up-front costs and free maintenance and repairs. 

To hear more, give us a call or book an appointment online. We’re happy to help! 

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