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Learn More About Heating and Cooling Systems and How to Reduce Your Energy Usage and Cost

Many of the homes built during the 1980s may still have heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems that are more than 20 years old. Recent estimates indicate that this applies to 20% of the homes built during that time period. In order to keep air conditioners running throughout the United States, about six percent of the electricity produced within this country is used. While that may not sound like a significant output, reducing it could have a positive effect, particularly for reducing household energy usage and costs.

How to Reduce Energy Usage and Costs

Since nearly 87% of American homes do have air conditioning to cool down during hot weather, reducing energy usage and utility bills tends to be important. When the temperatures rise, this usually accounts for an additional ten percent to 22% tacked onto a household’s overall energy costs. One way to reduce usage and cost is for households to lower their thermostats when they’re asleep or away from home

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