Energy Star

Energy Star Facts

Home Performance with Energy Star

  • Set back thermostats: Each degree you set back your thermostat you will save 3% on your utility bill
  • Duct sealing: The typical home has about 20% duct leakage
  • Sealing and Insulation: Will save 20% off your heating and cooling bills
  • Energy Star qualified windows:  Will save between 7 – 24% on your energy bills.
  • Air Conditioners: Higher S.E.E.R.‘s  will save on utility bills 30 – 50%
  • Heat Pumps: Higher C.O.P.’s and H.S.P.F.’s can save as much as 200% in heating mode
  • 95% Gas Furnaces: Can save 20 – 30% over older 78% models
  • New Equipment should be sized according to a manual J heat loss heat gain load calculation
  • Installation: Improper contractor installation can reduce system efficiencies by up to 30%
  • Filters: Changing filters as recommended by the manufacturer will save you money and keep your equipment clean
  • Evaporator coils: When changing out your air conditioner change your evaporator coil so you have a matched system
  • Air flow: Be sure that you have the proper air flow for heating and cooling too high or too low will waste energy and create comfort problems

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