There is a common myth about air conditioning, which is you should maintain the temperature in your home in order to save on your electric bill. Some believe that the system has to work harder to cool and heat the space back to the required temperature. In fact, the way to save on your electric bill is to reduce the amount of time your heating and cooling operates.
Everyone should be aware of the signs indicating that their air conditioning system is likely to fail. By watching for the following warning signs, you'll know when to call a professional to assist you with this decision:
According to Energy Star, "Nearly half of all heating and cooling equipment in U.S. homes never performs to its advertised capacity and efficiency due to incorrect installation, which means homeowners are paying higher operating costs over the life of the equipment."