Design Comfort Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Air Conditioning Services’

How to Use Your Air Conditioner More Efficiently This Summer

Monday, May 11th, 2020

top-view-of-ac-outdoor-unitWould you ever turn down an opportunity to save money? Particularly when we’re talking about your energy bills? In addition to your utility bills each month, you have to consider the cost of AC upkeep—maintenance, repairs, replacement costs if needed—it can be overwhelming.

But the thing is, there are pretty simple steps you can take to boost your air conditioning efficiency, and lower your monthly bills, even if you have an aging (10-15 years old) air conditioner. If your aging AC struggles to keep your home cool efficiently this summer, follow the tips we shared below! Some of them may seem like common sense, but honestly not a lot of people consider just how much these ideas help.

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How to Save on Cooling Costs

Monday, July 10th, 2017

cooling-costs-saveThere a number of problems that can impact your air conditioner, sometimes caused by neglect, but could even be from just standard wear and tear—particularly during the summer when your air conditioner is under increased stress. Unfortunately, over time these problems reduce your system’s energy efficiency, and as a result hike up your bills.

So, it’s only natural that you’d want to find ways to improve your air conditioner’s performance and efficiency throughout this summer. When you find yourself in need of air conditioning services in West Jordan, UT, we’re the team to turn to. In the meantime though, we’ve shared some tips below on how to save on cooling costs.

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3 Methods to Save Money on Air Conditioning Costs

Monday, July 11th, 2016

We understand just as much as any homeowner how important it is to save money, particularly when it comes to energy use. No matter what your financial goals are, chances are you have no desire to spend all your hard earned money on cooling costs. Every little bit helps, and over the course of several years, even that little big can really help. We’ve listed 3 methods below to reduce the cost of running your air conditioner without sacrificing comfort.

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5 Steps to Improving Your Air Conditioner’s Efficiency

Monday, July 4th, 2016

Summer is officially here, and with it comes unforgiving heat. As a result, your air conditioner is going to be doing more strenuous work and you’ll be relying on it to do its job well. Naturally, you’ll see a rise in your energy costs during this type of the year. However, your bills don’t have to be astronomical.

If you pay attention to the steps below, you can learn how to improve your air conditioner’s efficiency, and thus save money too. Not only that, but by improving your cooling system’s efficiency, you’ll be helping it to achieve a longer lifespan as well.

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Tips for Dealing with Summer Humidity

Monday, April 25th, 2016

Homeowners in the Salt Lake City area are not commonly victims of high humidity. In fact, our winters are quite dry, and during this time your home will benefit from more humidity. However, summertime does bring some hot, stuffy days. Albeit rare, humid days can make your home feel excessively uncomfortable, and can make your air conditioning system work even harder to cool your home.

This means it’s not working as efficiently as it otherwise would, and you are wasting money on cooling your home. In fact, increased levels of humidity during the summer can force standard AC systems to run longer than normal, and can make swamp coolers—also called evaporative coolers—completely ineffective. So how do you deal with this excess humidity?

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