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3 Reasons Maintaining Your Air Conditioner Will Change Your Life

We admit we may be a little biased on the impact that maintaining your air conditioner has on your life.  We are not, however, when we say that maintaining your air conditioner is one of the best things that you can do to protect your investment.  Energy.gov agrees, “Regular maintenance keeps your air conditioner running as efficiently as possible.  It (maintaining your air conditioner) will save you money by extending the unit’s life.” 

We like to think that air conditioners have feelings too.  Neglecting to have yours tuned-up guarantees a steady decline its performance and an increase in the amount of energy it needs to perform.  Take care of your air conditioner annually with a scheduled tune-up, and it will continue taking care of you.

Benefits of a Maintaining Your Air Conditioner

1) Saves You Money- Your Air Conditioner Will Perform More Efficiently and Use Less energy to cool your home.  One of the most important tasks that will improve your air conditioner’s performance is thoroughly cleaning or replacing its filters.  Just this task alone can improve its efficiency by 5% to 10%, saving you money.

2) Saves You Time- Your System Will Last Up to Five Years Longer.  We hope that you see the value in extending your air conditioner’s life this long.  Extending the life of your system will also allow you more time to save and plan ahead for the investment. 

3) Saves You Frustration- A Well Maintained System Will Break Down Less frequently, saving you more than money in repair costs.  Studies show that approximately half of all HVAC repair calls could have been avoided with routine maintenance.  You will the time and frustration from dealing with a broken air conditioner in the heat of summer. 

There is nothing better for your air conditioning system than having it maintained annually.  Just like your car, your health, or any other major system, your air conditioner needs to be cleaned, inspected and tested regularly.  Having your air conditioner tuned-up once a year by a licensed professional can catch problems and replace parts before its too late.  We hope you will take our advice and spend a little to save a lot.

www.energy.gov

May 30, 2014