Tips to Improve Your Furnace Efficiency in Locust11/12/2015 It’s winter in Locust, which means your furnace will be working extra hard for you for the next few months. It’ll keep you comfy and warm, but that could come with a high price tag. How efficient is your furnace? The energy efficiency of your furnace affects everything from your comfort to your wallet to our environment. Because energy efficiency is so important to so many things, we’ve compiled some easy tips for you that can help you keep your furnace operating efficiently: Change your furnace filter: people forget to check and change their furnace filters often enough, which is sad because this is undoubtedly the most effortless thing you can do to keep your furnace running efficiently and help improve your indoor air quality. Simply set a reminder to check it regularly and change it if it’s getting grimy. Adjust your thermostat settings: turning your thermostat down just a few degrees lower than you typically have it can help you save money on your heating bill without compromising on your comfort. Use a programmable thermostat: if you don’t want the trouble of adjusting your thermostat every day or trying to remember to change it before a vacation, you’d benefit from a programmable thermostat. It can help you save money by automatically lowering the temperature in your home when you’re out or when you’re sleeping. Install weatherstripping: sealing around your doors and windows can help keep warm air inside your home. Look at your doors and windows and install new weatherstripping where it’s dry or cracking and re-caulk any areas that need it. Everyone likes to be comfortable, even if it’s not outside. Use these tips to make your home comfort more affordable by improving the efficiency of your furnace. If you’d like more information about these tips or if you’re shopping for a new furnace, call Dynamic Comfort Solutions at 704-485-5506 or schedule an appointment with us online.