The temperatures are on the rise, and with July and August fast approaching your home’s air conditioning will no doubt be working at full capacity. At Joyce Cooling & Heating we are already receiving many air conditioning maintenance calls in the Nashua area.
An air conditioner that is not working efficiently will cost the homeowner even more to cool the home. Many homeowners already cringe this time of year when they see the cost of pumping all of that cool air into their home. However, there are some simple steps that you can take to make your unit more energy efficient and save money.
There is little worse than firing up your air conditioning on a hot summer day here in New Hampshire only to find that the system is not working properly. In many cases you can hear that the unit is on, but it is not cooling the home effectively. While we recommend testing out your air conditioning before the temperatures begin to soar, all is not lost. If your system is not cooling to capacity, there are some troubleshooting steps that you can do at home yourself to try to identify and correct the problem.
Many homeowners in and around Nashua, NH rarely give any thought to the humidity levels in their home. However, controlling these levels will ultimately give you more control over the heating and cooling processes in your home. Your home’s ideal humidity level will vary based on the season and the temperature outdoors. A good rule of thumb is to strive for humidity levels between 30 to 50 percent.