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Tips for Keeping Your HVAC System at Its Top Efficiency

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Your HVAC system might seem like a big energy waster, but with the right knowledge, it can save you money in the long run! With regular tune-ups, you can get a comfortable home without the huge energy bill. Remember this one thing: using less will always cost less.


If you can't replace the system, fixing an older unit can often buy time before investing in a new one. A large system that has been well-maintained is a good candidate for replacing parts. Both heating and air conditioners can be retrofitted, and with regular tune-ups, our techs can do so with ease!


If your system is more than ten years old, it's time to replace it with a new model. Many updated models have t been rated for its high efficiency. It can cut your costs cooling cost down too!

How do I know when it is time to replace?

  • Energy bills are increasing
  • It is more than ten years old
  • When your furnace is more than 15 years old

Automated Thermostat

If you forget to turn down the thermostat when no one is home or when its time for bed, an automated schedule for on-and-off times can be used that controls lights and heating and cooling. Your HVAC system can be then controlled without effort, making it work more efficiently.


Whether it's adding shades or shutters to keep out the sun or adding insulation to the walls, when you insulate your home, HVAC efficiency is increased. Energy loss occurs through pipes, ducts, and outlets.

Is it time for a new HVAC system? Contact Tri-City Heating and Cooling at 203.303.5700!