Some New Technology Helps You Stay Warm and Cut Costs

No matter what else is going on in our lives, keeping warm during the winter season is always a top priority. To help ensure that your household doesn’t get too chilly when dealing with cold weather, here are a few examples of how technology can assist you with saving money in the winter:

Install New Heating Equipment

If your current heating system is more than 10 years old or isn’t operating as well as it probably should, then it might be time to install a new one. Although this is somewhat of a high-ticket item, new technology makes modern systems more energy-efficient, which will save you money in the long run.

Upgrade to a Programmable Thermostat

Thermostats have certainly come a long way in terms of technology. A programmable thermostat will allow you to set a specific temperature for various times of the day, which will help you stay warm without wasting energy and money. You can also switch to a Wi-Fi model that allows you to make changes remotely, provides weather info, and more.

Install Window Treatments 

Window treatments aren’t exactly a new technology, but they’re definitely something that many homeowners should invest in (though many do not). Window treatments will help hold in the warmth while blocking out the cold.

Pick Up a Few Space Heaters

Modern space heaters use less energy and are safer than older models. If you only need to warm up a small area, a space heater may be the perfect solution. To be safe, however, don’t run them while you’re sleeping or put anything flammable directly in front of them.

Go Old School with Blankets and Sweaters

Instead of relying on new technology, why not turn to something that’s a little more old school? The use of blankets and sweaters will always be an effective and cost-efficient way to stay warm.

For more expert tips on saving money during the winter, or if you have any other home-comfort questions, reach out to the friendly HVAC professionals at NisAir Air Conditioning. We’ve been serving Martin County, Palm Beach County, and Indian River County since 1973.

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