While much of the rest of the country thinks northern Arizona is always a hot desert, we know the truth. The average low temperature in Flagstaff in January is 17˚ Fahrenheit!
That means we have to keep the heat on, so our homes stay warm, safe, and comfortable, throughout the winter season just as our friends on the East Coast do!
And how best to do that? Propane, of course! It provides an even, comfortable heat that gets your home warm faster than electricity and is more energy efficient.
We also can help you save some money, too! These three tips can help you keep money in your wallet while not sacrificing a bit of comfort.
Drafts around doors and windows, and through walls, can cause heat loss that’s the equivalent of leaving a window open 24/7. That consistent heat loss alone can increase your home heating costs by 20%.
Fortunately, the solution is easy and doesn’t have to cost a lot of money. In fact, it can involve some simple do-it-yourself projects that you can do on a weekend and still have time to relax. Here are some things you can do:
Who doesn’t like free stuff? The heat from the sun can be free heating for your home!
Leave your curtains and blinds open during the day to take advantage of passive solar heating. Don’t forget to close them at night so you can retain all that heat you brought in and not have to have your heating system picking up all of the work.
First, make sure that your thermostat is in good working order. If not, now is the time to replace it. And if you don’t have a programmable thermostat, upgrade to one. It will pay for itself in short order with energy savings!
Programming your thermostat correctly can save you up to 10% on your heating costs. Here’s how to do it:
Superior Propane Inc. can help you find the energy efficient propane heating system that’s right for your home, and help you get any rebates you qualify for as well. Get in touch with us today for all your home heating needs this season—we’re here and ready to help!