Fall weather is right around the corner in St. Charles, Louisiana, which means you can look forward to lower energy bills for the rest of the season. By taking a few simple steps, you may even be able to take your savings to the next level. From adjusting the thermostat to scheduling HVAC maintenance, here’s how to keep your home cool on a budget this fall.

Adjust the Thermostat

You may have taken your thermostat on a roller coaster ride during summer heatwaves, but early fall is the ideal time to get things back on track. Consider investing in a programmable thermostat, setting it to 78 degrees when you’re at home and awake.

When you’re out for the day or sleeping, lower the temperature 10 to 15 degrees. It’ll only take a minute to program this schedule, and it can save you 10 percent on your heating and cooling bill.

Turn On the Ceiling Fans

If you already have ceiling fans installed, you’ve probably used them throughout the summer. There’s no need to turn them off when fall rolls around, though.

Since ceiling fans have the ability to create a wind chill sensation, they can make you feel cooler without substantial energy consumption. You can actually turn up the thermostat 4 degrees without feeling hotter, and you’ll save energy at the same time.

Schedule HVAC Maintenance

Before cool weather settles in, call Bryans United Air Conditioning for an HVAC tuneup. We’ll inspect your heat pump or furnace, ensuring it’s ready to operate efficiently during the late fall and winter. We’ll replace the air filter to improve efficiency and inform you of any essential repairs, helping you save money later.

Whether you need to schedule HVAC maintenance or you’re in the market for a new HVAC add-on, we’re at your service. Call Bryans United Air Conditioning at 504-208-2071 for all your HVAC needs.

Image provided by Bigstock

Font Resize
Contrast

Pin It on Pinterest

COVID-19 is affecting all of us.

Bryans United is a home service company, but we’re also local community members ourselves, and like you have been monitoring the evolving news regarding COVID-19.

Our employees and technicians are taking additional precautions before, during, and after each of our appointments, and we are regularly reviewing our company-wide health and safety protocols to follow the latest recommendations from professional health organizations.

We understand that homeowners and families want to stay safe—we do, too—so we encourage any customers with additional questions or concerns to give us a call at (504) 208-2071.