3 Easy Ways To Cut Down On Cooling Costs In The Summer

Air Conditioner

  • August 22, 2018
  • 76

3 Easy Ways To Cut Down On Cooling Costs In The Summer

Posted by myvoltas

  • Share this:

With rising temperatures, it has become a necessity to install an air conditioner in your home so that you can keep cool in hot months. The major drawbacks of installing an air conditioner are the initial air conditioner price and the operating costs of running an AC. It consumes a lot of electricity and can give you a hard time when paying the bills, but there are a few measures you can take to reduce operating costs.

Make Use Of Your Ceiling Fan!

Although a ceiling fan does nothing to cool the room, and is much cheaper than air conditioner price, it does make the room more comfortable. Running your ceiling fan while your air conditioner is turned on will not only help you feel cooler because of the fast moving breeze, but will also allow you to run your air conditioner at a higher temperature than you usually do.

Use Your Air Conditioner At An Optimal Temperature.

It is tempting to turn down your air conditioner to its lowest temperature as soon as you enter the room, thinking the room will cool faster, but in reality, it does not help much. Keep your air conditioners running at the optimal temperature, preferably at 24 deg C as this will help you save on your electricity bill. The lesser the difference between in temperatures inside the house and outside, the less money you will end up spending on operating costs for your air conditioner.

Reduce Heat Build-up During The Day

There are many factors inside the house and outside that contribute to the build-up of excess heat in the house, no matter how efficient your air conditioner may claim to be and however high the air conditioner price. Knowing what these factors are, and taking steps to reduce heat build-up, will allow your air conditioner to work less during the day. For example, prolonged usage of computers and other electronic devices lead to a lot of heat generation inside the house. Try to use electronic devices sparingly, and turn these devices off when not in use, to reduce heat generation. Try to push activities such as cooking and using the dishwasher towards the cooler parts of the day to avoid excessive heat build-up. These steps can help you lower the power consumption of your air conditioner.

Taking these few steps will definitely help you save loads on your cooling costs and help you have a cost efficient, environment friendly, and cool summer!

Related articles

Air Conditioner

How to Narrow Your Search for the Best Air Conditioner in India

Posted By myvoltas

  • December 8, 2018
  • 41
Are you looking for the best AC in India? Considering the number of brands, styles, designs, features, tonnage options and energy star rating options, that’s a very wide net. Here are some tips to help narrow your search and find...

Air Cooler

Factors That Make Voltas Air Coolers Fabulous Long-Term Investments

Posted By myvoltas

  • December 1, 2018
  • 32
Don’t have the budget for a Voltas air-conditioner? Consider the next best option – a Voltas air cooler! Voltas air cooler prices are considerably lower than AC prices and are easier on electricity bills. Air cooler prices vary based on...

Tips and tricks

5 Things to Keep In Mind While Purchasing for a 1.5 Ton 5 Star Window AC

Posted By myvoltas

  • November 20, 2018
  • 40
Researching the Voltas windows AC 1.5 ton 5 star price? The price of a 1.5 ton 5 star window AC depends on several factors such as whether it is regular AC or an inverter AC as well as specifications provided...