Furnace Service and More: 5 Ways to Take On Heating Costs in Madera10/29/2015There’s no getting around the changing seasons in Madera, it’s something we all have to adjust for and make changes to accommodate. While it still may not be at the forefront of your mind, the time is getting closer to start using your heating system. This, of course, means that it’s the best time to schedule annual furnace service as well, but maybe not in the way that you had possibly thought. Energy savings comes in a number shapes and forms, like: Furnace Service. Many homeowners only associate furnace service with switching out filters, but having a tune-up completed can help your system run smoother, providing you with efficient comfort that may help you save on your monthly heating expenses. Take It Down A Notch. Changing the temperature on your thermostat even a handful of degrees can help you save consistently throughout the year. It’s pretty clear, but when your system doesn’t have to operate as often, you don’t have to pay as much in energy bills. Filters. Another easy fix that most every homeowner can take care of on their own, switching furnace filters every month or two during the heating season helps air pass through more easily, making less work for your furnace. Defeat Drafts. It’s easy to lose a lot of your heated air to drafty windows and doors, so be sure to use caulk and weatherstripping to close those pesky holes and keep the warm air indoors to enjoy. High Efficiency. When your Brian’s Heating & Cooling, Inc. pro comes by for your annual furnace service, ask about your current system’s efficiency level and what higher efficiency models are an upgrade. Choosing higher efficiency can provide you with the same level of comfort, while helping decrease your monthly energy expenses. Everyone likes to save a few dollars here and there, and by no means is this list complete, but there are a few basic ways to help maximize your comfort when the temperatures drop in Madera. Whether you’re calling to schedule annual furnace service or simply want to know which furnace filter is correct for your system, give the experts at Brian’s Heating & Cooling, Inc. a call at 559-675-1681 or schedule an appointment online to start saving a little more today.