4 Ways To Improve The Efficiency Of Your Air Conditioning System


When it comes to your air conditioning system, you need to make sure you know how to improve the efficiency of your air conditioning system. There are multiple different steps you can take to improve both the function and cost of using your air conditioning system.

Keep Your Vents Unblocked

The first thing you need to do is make sure that you keep your vents open. Do not close the vents manually, nor put furniture over the top of the vents. Keeping your vents unblocked will allow the air to flow freely through your system. Keeping the vents unblocked will allow your system to work effectively as possible. Make sure that no furniture or moveable items, such as toys or blankets, get in the way of the function of the vents.

Keep Other Heat Products Away from Your Thermostat

Second, you need to be careful about where you position your thermostat. Your thermostat provides your air conditioning system with information about how to function and run. Make sure your thermostat is not in the direct sunlight, and make sure that no other appliances that create heat, such as a light or an oven, are not near your thermostat, as that can provide your thermostat and thus your air conditioning system with incorrect information.

Use Your Window Coverings to Regulate Temperature

Third, you need to use your window coverings to regulate the temperature in your home. Putting blinds and window coverings in place will cut down on the transfer of heat from the outside into your home. In the summer, you should keep your blinds and window coverings are drawn when the sun is directly hitting your home. The exact time the sun hits your home depends on the position of your home, which is why it is wise to just keep your window coverings closed when you are not home to help control the temperature inside of your home and reduce the strain on your system.

Rinse the Drain Lines

Fourth, you need to rinse your drain line for your air conditioning unit. The drain line is located by the cooling coil, usually inside of your home. You can rinse the drain by pouring some bleach down the drain, and then following up with a gallon of water down the drain as well. Keeping the drain line clean will allow your air conditioner to function as it should.

When it comes to taking care of your air conditioning system and allowing it to work as effectively as possible, be sure to keep the vent inside your home unblocked, keep heat products away from your thermostat, use your window coverings to regulate temperature, and rinse the drain lines to keep everything flowing. For more information, contact an air conditioning professional in your area.


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