Air Conditioner Service: Make the Most of Springtime Efficiency04/08/2015 It’s spring in Chicago and that means it’s time to schedule air conditioner service. The temperatures are rising and people are getting spring fever. Why not add some cost savings to your reasons for excitement. You shouldn’t be concerned with your air conditioner’s efficiency whenever you turn it on. You should be able to just enjoy the cool air without thinking you’ve been running it too often. We’ve pulled together some ideas for you to regulate the efficiency of your air conditioner this spring and summer. Service To ensure your air conditioner is running at peak efficiency all summer, have an air conditioner service completed on your system right before spring begins. Having air conditioner service performed not only helps boost your system’s efficiency but by checking and changing your filters, can battle seasonal allergies by removing dust and dirt built up in your system, which can circulate throughout your house. This buildup can cause respiratory discomfort and illnesses while also hindering your system’s efficiency. While scheduled routine air conditioner service obviously offers many of benefits, one of the biggest benefits is reducing the likelihood of your system needing a potentially costly AC repair. Regular service will keep your systems functioning properly, which helps the life of your system. Crack a Window There are times when the weather in Chicago is idyllic. These are the days when you can open your windows and let the cool air come in at night. This lets your air conditioner rest overnight and in the morning when you close the windows and trap the cool air inside. Make Your Thermostat Work for You Chicago can really heat up in the summer. It’s natural to wish you could crank the AC up so you can always walk into a refreshingly cool home. This habit isn’t the best for keeping your system operating efficiently because keeping your thermostat set to a higher temperature in the summer is of utmost importance to keeping your utility bills lower. If you can keep the disparity in the outside temperature and your indoor temperature smaller, you will lower your energy use, and therefore your bill. With routine air conditioner service and making minor adjustments in your routine, it’s easy to keep your air conditioner at max efficiency this summer in Chicago. You’ll keep your home and your wallet comfortable. Schedule your air conditioner service now and feel the benefits immediately. Call the experts at iTemp Heating and Air Conditioning at 773-704-0640 or contact us online to set up an appointment.