How to Make Your Home Energy Efficient this Spring
Spring is a great time to take an assessment of your home and to make a few changes to benefit you in the coming months and years. Many homeowners are interested in improving the energy efficiency of their property going forward.
While you may think that it would take a lot of time and effort to improve the energy efficiency level of your home, the fact is that some improvements are easier to make than you might think.
Install Low Flow Faucets
When you think about low flow faucets, you may think that these faucets can save you money on your water bill. However, you may not think about how they can improve your home’s energy efficiency level.
These are special faucets that are designed to help you use less water without decreasing the force of your water stream. Because less hot water will be used by these faucets, you will be able to decrease your energy consumption as well.
Upgrade to a Tankless Hot Water Heater
Another idea is to upgrade to a tankless hot water heater. With a traditional tank-style water heater, the water stored in the tank will be maintained at a constant temperature regardless of whether water is being used or not.
A significant amount of energy can be wasted in this way. With a tankless water heater, the water is heated on-demand to reduce energy consumption. A plumber can assist you with the installation of a tankless hot water heater.
Service Your HVAC System
In addition to these ideas, you may also improve the energy efficiency in your home by paying attention to your HVAC system.
Your HVAC system requires regular maintenance in order to keep it clean and functioning in the best possible way.
Dirty and worn out components can decrease efficiency and inflate energy bills. An HVAC technician can visit your home to provide you with annual maintenance upon request.
Some homeowners want to reduce energy consumption to help the environment, and other have the desire to reduce their energy costs.
There is no better time than right now to make some changes to your home to see the results you desire.
These are each wonderful ideas that you can implement in your home in the near future, and you can enjoy the savings in your energy costs going forward.
By setting up an appointment today with the right service providers, you can implement these changes with ease.
Interested in going green? Call Jim Wagner Plumbing, Inc. at (630) 577-9241 to make your Naperville home more energy efficient today.