During the spring, homeowners can easily cut back on their home electricity usage by taking advantage of nature’s gifts. With temperatures starting to warm up, you can turn off your heater and open the windows to enjoy the natural breeze and cut back on energy costs.
The spring weather also makes for a great time to spring clean and inspect your home for repairs. The pleasant weather is a lot easier to work in compared to summertime. Take this time to check around your home for improvements that need to be made to enhance your home's energy efficiency.
For more information or assistance with your spring electricity bill, call us at 1-866-735-4268.
1U.S. Department of Energy https://energy.gov/public-services/homes/home-weatherization/insulation
2U.S. Department of Energy https://energy.gov/energysaver/doors
How far in advance should I start preparing my home for summer to save energy?Anytime in the spring is a good time to start thinking about what needs to be done to make sure your home is energy efficient. Ultimately, it is important to prepare your home cooling system prior to the hot weather settling in. Start scheduling inspections when it is most convenient for you but make sure your system will be ready before the hot summer heat kicks in.
Does Reliant offer home energy checkup services?If you want to find out more about your home energy usage and how to reduce it, Reliant customers can get a Reliant Home Energy Checkup for free. With our Home Energy Checkup service, you receive a free home energy snapshot, which includes details about your home’s energy usage over the last year, a home efficiency rating, tips to improve your home’s energy efficiency and a baseline with which to measure your home’s progress year-to-year. You can also schedule an in-home consultation to get personalized strategies for improving the energy efficiency of your home.
How frequently should I change my air filters to be energy efficient?Depending on the type of filter you have, changing your filter every 30 or 60 days is the best way to keep the filters clean and ensure the air flow is uninterrupted by debris. Reliant provides you with access to a convenient air filter delivery service that delivers air filters to your doorstep, helping you remember to change your air filters regularly. By signing up for air filter delivery, you can keep the air filters in your home free of dust and your HVAC moving air efficiently.