Fall is slowly creeping into the Haverhill, MA area, which means it’s a good time to start saving money. Of course it’s always a good season to save money on utility bills and improve your home’s energy efficiency. Heating and cooling costs typically account for 48% of your monthly utility bill. Improving energy efficiency doesn’t have to cost a lot of money or mean that you need to purchase a new HVAC system. We have some easy tips to help save you money while also helping you keep your home feeling comfortable all year long.

Schedule a Free, In-Home Energy Audit

A great resource in our area is the free in-home energy audit offered by Mass Save. They will send a specialist out to assess your home’s energy usage and will provide you with personalized recommendations and work with you to come up with a plan to make your home more energy efficient. They will assess everything from your heating and cooling system to your laundry and kitchen appliances. Mass Save will also inform you of any possible rebates or incentives available to you for improving your home’s efficiency.

Routine Maintenance

If you haven’t yet, now is the perfect time to schedule your annual furnace service. Keeping a well-maintained system is vital for keeping your system running smoothly and using as little energy as possible. Along with the service we provide, be sure you’re changing your air filters every 1-3 months. This will improve both your energy efficiency and your indoor air quality.

Utilize Your Programmable Thermostat

There are several different models of programmable thermostats to choose from. Pick the one that best suits your needs and schedule. If you have any questions or need assistance with set-up or thermostat choice, the professionals at Andrew DiPietro’s Climate Zone would be happy to help you throughout the process. A properly installed thermostat could save you big on your utility bills.

Keeping your energy efficiency high and your utility bills low is not just a priority for you, it’s also a priority for us. There’s no reason you can’t stay comfortable and save money. We are here to help you achieve just that. If you have any questions for us on how to improve your home’s energy efficiency or anything related to your home comfort give our professionals a call at (978) 872-1190 or set up an appointment with us using our online scheduler.