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Quick Guide to a Low AC Bill

Concerned About Cooling Costs? 3 Tips to Slash Your Energy Bill

As you probably know, there are dozens of things in the home that generate heat. People, lights, and washers/dryers all play a part in inching up a house’s heating and cooling usage—which is responsible for nearly half of all energy consumption in the average American home. If your energy bill has you fretting, the answer may lie in the air conditioner unit.

Traditional Ductwork: An Energy Vampire

Before you dive into AC repair or upgrades, consider the state of your ductwork. If you have five $20 bills in your pocket, odds are you don’t want to take two of those Jacksons and rip them in half—but if your residential cooling system uses traditional ductwork, that’s exactly what you’re doing. Your AC company will tell you that traditional ductwork can waste as much as 40% of the energy it inputs, which means it wastes just as much of your money.

Ask your local AC company if ductless systems are the righ

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