How Are Your HVAC Habits Impacting Your Utility Bills?  

No matter what the weather outside in Birmingham, the temperature within your space designates how comfortable you will feel. Find the right temp and your home will be a enjoyable escape from the world. But if your climate control system isn’t functioning properly, you’ll feel it. And it won’t be enjoyable. 

It’s time for an in-depth look at how you’re managing your HVAC equipment. It could make the difference between a solid system or a pathetic performer. Take this short quiz from Norrell Service Experts to figure out where you stand. 

  • Summer is almost here in Birmingham. How do you prep your system?
    1. Swap out the HVAC filter and clear up the vents. Then it’s finished.
    2. Make an appointment with the Experts for seasonal maintenance.
    3. Not a thing. It will be fine.
  • You’re hosting a get-together on a hot night, but the AC isn’t working. What’s your first step?
    1. Instruct my visitors to bring icy beverages.
    2. Book an emergency repair to get it working before anyone arrives.
    3. Plug in my fans and wish for a cool breeze.
  • Your current HVAC is maturing. What’s your plan when it’s time for it to retire?
    1. Have my contractor to select one and fund it with a credit card.
    2. Save worries and charges by subscribing to a monthly home comfort subscription.
    3. Buy the most costly system on the market in Birmingham.
  • When you open your next monthly energy bill, what do you expect you’ll discover?
    1. It will be a little higher. My HVAC charges have increased quite a bit.
    2. It will be similar to the bill for the same month last year.
    3. I won’t know until I see it. Some of them aren’t bad, but others are stunning.
  • Your HVAC system is making a strange noise. What do you do first?
    1. Get my toolbox and kill a weekend attempting to fix it.
    2. Bring in a qualified technician to check it out.
    3. Forget about it and hope it ends.

Time to add up your results. If you selected mostly Bs, your HVAC habits are right on track. You’re taking care of your machine and you have a plan for replacement. But if you responded to any of these scenarios with As or Cs, you should make a few changes to help your equipment perform more effectively. Read below to discover how. 

Better HVAC Habits to Help You Save 

Arrange Seasonal Maintenance While changing your air filter and dusting your vents are useful tasks to prepare your HVAC for a season change, a professional tune-up is necessary to finish the process. During a maintenance visit, your HVAC technician will handle a series of tasks that boost the energy efficiency pro will be on the lookout for more serious problems for your HVAC. That could save you a pricey breakdown in the future. 

Select an HVAC company that offers emergency repairs. Even correctly maintained heating and cooling systems can have trouble periodically. And it always seems to hit at the worst times. A company with 24/7 emergency service can handle the headache and discomfort. The Service Experts Advantage Program gives that much needed service to homeowners at no additional cost. 

Devise a plan for your HVAC system transition. Well-maintained HVAC systems can last for 10 to 15 years, but they can’t last forever. Build a strategy now to escape last-minute pressure when your machine takes its last bow. The Service Experts Advantage Program™ can help. It provides you a new high-efficiency home comfort system with no up-front charges. As an added bonus, the program comes with free maintenance and repairs. 

Keep track of your monthly energy charges and call us when they radically change. Your electricity bills can tell you more than your monthly expenses. If you’re seeing a regular escalation in your bills but no change in home comfort, something is probably going on with your HVAC. A new high-efficiency system can provide you peace of mind with more reliable energy usage—and that means fewer surprises on your bill. 

Act when you detect a weird noise from your HVAC system. That noise is more than bothersome. It demonstrates something is off with your system. Even if it’s a relatively small trouble, left without a repair it could make for a pricey repair later on. Don’t try to regulate it yourself. Leave it to the pros to diagnose and fix it. 

Your HVAC can cost you big when you don’t treat it right. If you apply these tips, you could save time, added costs and annoyance. And if your system just isn’t cutting it anymore, contemplate installing one through the Service Experts Advantage Program. It can find you an updated energy-efficient system with no up-front costs and free maintenance and repairs. 

To find out more, give us a call or schedule an appointment online. We’re happy to help! 

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