ByPatrick C. McIntyre, CSU Energy Coordinator
After receiving a $700 check from the City of College Station’s Energy Back II Rebate program, a College Station Utilities customer recently called with a simple question:
What’s the best way to extend the life of my new air conditioning system?
Central air conditioners are expensive to replace but with proper care can serve you well for 15 years or more. Here are five essential tips to help you get the most from your air conditioner:
- Change your filter often.Most HVAC professionals agree this is the single best way to prolong your system’s life. Under normal use and conditions, the filter should be changed every 30-60 days.
- Keep the outdoor unit clean. In most cases, a garden hose and broom are all you need to wash out leaves and dirt, but be careful not to damage the coils. Refer to your…
View original post 212 more words