No matter what kind of air conditioning unit you have, the following 8 Air Conditioning Energy Saving Tips can help lower your energy costs as Las Vegas heats up this Spring and Summer. Some of these air conditioning energy savings tips may seem like common sense. Others may come as a surprise. All 8 energy saving tips will help control expensive energy leaks, create more comfort in your home and extend the life of your air conditioning system.

Air Conditioning Energy Saving Tip #1 – Only Cool Spaces You’re Using

Locate air vents and reduce air flow to spaces you do not frequent such as storage rooms, garages and basements. This is common sense, but it takes intentional action. Schedule a day and time when you will evaluate the use of various spaces in your home and reduce air flow to non-living spaces. This will additionally help your air conditioning system more quickly and rapidly cool the spaces you frequent.

Control Expensive Energy Leaks

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Sudden, Unexpected Air Conditioning System Failure

Here’s the nightmare scenario none of us ever want to experience, but somehow, in the deep recesses of our minds we know the day will come: It’s one of those hot 120-degree Las Vegas Summer days. All is well until your home begins to heat up. You check the thermostat settings. They’re set for a comfortable 78-degree temperature. However, the inside temperature has risen to 90 degrees and is climbing! You check your air conditioning unit. There is no activity. You attempt a reset. Still nothing! The inside temperature continues to rise.

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Furnaces and Air Conditioners are Designed for Comfort, But for How Long?

Your home furnace and air conditioner are designed to keep you comfortable during the hottest Las Vegas Summer days and the coolest Las Vegas Winter nights. However, for most people their furnace and air conditioner are hidden in a place (garage or attic) “out of sight, out of mind” and therefore easy to forget. We assume they will continue working because they have worked for months or even years without much attention. How can you know when it’s time to replace your home’s furnace or air conditioner?


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When to service your home’s air conditioning system in Las Vegas?

Actually, January and February are excellent months to service your home’s air conditioning system. Here are 5 good reasons:

  1. Hot Temperatures Can Occur as Early as February in Las Vegas: Las Vegans know that even as early as February the outdoor temperatures can begin to rise creating some discomfort in your home, leading you to considering firing up your air conditioning unit. Definitely before the end of March you will have a few days where you feel the need to turn on your air conditioning unit.
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Quick 30-Minute Air Condenser Cleaning Tutorial

This quick 2-part process can save you energy expense and extend the life of your home’s air conditioner. It will only take you about 30 minutes and you don’t need to have any special experience or training. If you can work a screwdriver and a garden hose you’re good to go!

Locating Your Air Condenser

We’re going to focus on your home’s air condenser. This is the small unit outside your home, usually in the side yard on a foundation block of cement. It looks like this:

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Benefits of Installing a New A/C System In Las Vegas:

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Outdoor air pollution can come from a variety of sources. Whether you’re living in the middle of a busy city or on a farm, particles and volatile organic compounds can enter your home and cause a variety of issues. Particles and vapors can cause respiratory issues, increased asthma symptoms, and even heart and lung disease after long periods of exposures. Outside air is always going to end up in your home, so it’s important to clean it once it enters.

Airflow in a Home

Many modern homes have fairly minimal airflow from the outside. This is because of increases in the energy efficiency of a home. Many air leaks that used to let polluted air in are now sealed in new houses. While this helps keep polluted air out, it can still enter through doorways and windows when they’re opened and closed. Dirty outdoor air can make it a lot harder to maintain clean indoor air quality.

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It’s important to hire a trusted HVAC contractor to repair and maintain your commercial HVAC system. The good news is finding a reliable contractor doesn’t have to be difficult. Try these five tips to help you choose the right commercial HVAC contractor for your property in Las Vegas.

Commercial HVAC Contractor Las Vegas

1. Get Referrals

Contact other business owners and property managers for referrals. Ask specific questions about their level of satisfaction with the services. Did the technicians arrive on time? How long did it take them to complete the service? Were the technicians professional? Was the cost of the service more than the estimate?

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