Air Conditioner Service: Make the Most of Springtime Efficiency04/08/2015 It’s spring in the Main Line and that means it’s time for your annual air conditioner service. It’s getting warmer and people are getting spring fever. Add lowering your utility bills to your reasons for excitement. You shouldn’t be concerned with your air conditioner’s efficiency each time you turn it on. You should be able to just enjoy the cool air without worrying you’ve been running it too often. We’ve pulled together some ideas for you to maintain the efficiency of your air conditioner this spring and summer. Service To ensure your air conditioner is running at peak efficiency all summer, have an air conditioner service completed on your system right before spring begins. Having air conditioner service performed not only helps boost your system’s efficiency but by checking and changing your filters, can battle seasonal allergies by removing dust and dirt built up in your system, which can circulate throughout your house. This clog can cause respiratory discomfort and illnesses while also reducing your system’s efficiency. While scheduled annual air conditioner service obviously offers many of benefits, one of the most significant benefits is reducing the possibility of your system needing a most likely costly AC repair. Routine service will keep your systems functioning properly, which maintains the life of your system. Crack a Window There are times when the weather in the Main Line is idyllic. And that’s when you can open your windows and let the cool breeze in at night. This allows your air conditioner to rest overnight and in the morning when you close the windows and trap the cool air inside. Make Your Thermostat Work for You the Main Line can get steamy in the summer. It’s natural to wish you could crank the AC up so you can always walk into a refreshingly cool home. This tactic isn’t the best for keeping your system functioning efficiently because keeping your thermostat set to a higher temperature in the summer is imperative to keeping your energy costs lower. If you can keep the difference in the outside temperature and your indoor temperature smaller, you will lower your energy use, and therefore your bill. With annual air conditioner service and making minor changes in your routine, it’s no trouble to keep your air conditioner at max efficiency this summer in the Main Line. You’ll keep your home and your wallet comfortable. Schedule your air conditioner service now and feel the benefits immediately. Call the experts at O'Brien Heating & Air Conditioning at 610-626-2540 or contact us online to set up an appointment.