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KEEPING COOL THIS SUMMER

Keeping your HVAC system running efficiently during the hot summer months is essential for maintaining indoor comfort and minimizing energy consumption. Here are three ways to help your HVAC system stay cool:

 

1. Regular Maintenance: Schedule routine maintenance for your HVAC system with Davis Heating and Cooling before the summer season begins. This includes cleaning or replacing air filters, inspecting and cleaning the evaporator and condenser coils, checking refrigerant levels, lubricating moving parts, and testing the thermostat and controls. Proper maintenance ensures that your system operates at peak efficiency, maximizing cooling performance and minimizing energy usage.

 

2. Optimize Airflow: Proper airflow is critical for efficient cooling. Ensure that air vents and registers are not blocked by furniture, curtains, or other obstructions. Clean vents and registers regularly to remove dust and debris that can restrict airflow. Additionally, consider using ceiling fans or portable fans to help circulate cool air throughout your home or building. Proper airflow distribution helps maintain consistent temperatures and reduces the workload on your HVAC system.

 

3. Manage Heat Gain: Minimize heat gain inside your home or building to reduce the workload on your HVAC system. Install and use window coverings such as blinds, curtains, or shades to block out direct sunlight and reduce solar heat gain during the hottest parts of the day. Consider installing reflective window films or upgrading to energy-efficient windows with low-E coatings to further reduce heat transfer. Additionally, seal gaps and cracks around doors, windows, and ductwork to prevent warm air from infiltrating your indoor spaces.

 

By following these strategies, you can help your HVAC system operate more efficiently and keep your indoor spaces cool and comfortable throughout the summer months. Regular maintenance, optimizing airflow, and managing heat gain are key components of maintaining a comfortable indoor environment while minimizing energy consumption and utility costs. Still too warm? Let us know how we can keep you cool.