Four-Fixes Bound to Trim Heating Costs this Winter

Kindling an Energy Savings in Alton, IL.

Alton, IL. homeowners need not upgrade to a new heating system to curtail energy costs this winter. “Four fundamental fixes help boost your home’s energy savings,” recommends a heating contractor.

Dust serves as a nemesis in most Alton, IL. households. Because dust mites impede clean air quality, these particles collect on the furnace’s or heating system’s filter, creating an obstruction. As a result, an Alton IL home’s heating system works double time to maintain warmth causing higher energy bills.

The fix: Replace the air filter every 30 to 45 days. This tactic alone helps extend the life of your heating system.

Alton, IL. Heating Insider

Hoffmann Brothers HVAC Company garners a reputation for being the preferred heating contractor, serving Alton, IL.

In some Alton, IL. households occupancy fluctuates. During the day, open window dressings (blinds, curtains, shutters, etc.) where sun exposure is available and reduce the temperature on your thermostat by four to five degrees.


The fix: Install a programmable thermostat or program yours to yield a one percent savings for each degree reduced.

ENERGY SAVINGS Heating Intelligence:

The U.S. Department of Energy claims that for every year a furnace or heating system goes without a tune up, it loses 5 percent of its energy efficiency.

For a fast, fuss-free, programmable thermostat installation, call Hoffmann Brothers, (314) 664-3011.


Throughout the home air leaks in through tiny cracks, door gaps, and windows, working against the heater’s warmth.

The fix: Inspect your Alton, IL. home for leaks and drafty spots, then use the appropriate application to seal off those leaks.

Heating systems consist of combustive elements, especially fossil fuel furnaces. Because of loose connections and debris accumulation, a heating tune-up ensures that the heating system is performing safely and at its highest energy efficiency possible.

The fix: Schedule a heating tune-up or preventative maintenance to extend the life of your heating system. An annual check up also boosts a heating system’s energy efficiency.


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