Air Conditioning and Ceiling Fans Help You Stay Cool with Lower Utility Bills
As the summer begins to kick into high gear air conditioning systems throughout Chicago are humming day in and day out. While it is comforting to know that you can always have a cool place to relax, it is not always comforting when you get your monthly electrical bill. Even when you have a high efficiency air handling unit (furnace) combined with an air conditioning system with a high SEER Rating, you are still going to get hit when the temperatures soar day after day. For homeowners looking for a little relief from the higher electrical bills associated with running your air conditioning system that come with Chicago’s annual cooling season, you may want to consider installing some ceiling fans throughout your home.
Combined, Air conditioning and Ceiling fans will help to provide improved air circulation that can help you to lower both your heating and your cooling costs. In the summer you will want to set your ceiling fan to move in a counter clockwise rotation. this will create a wind effect that will make you feel cooler as well move air in your home. This increased air circulation can provide you with savings on your monthly electrical bills and air conditioning costs by allowing you to raise your thermostat settings as a result of the increase in air circulation. The higher you set your thermostat in the summer, the lower your cooling costs will be.
Another great benefit installing a ceiling fan in your home is that in the winter they can also help you to save money on heating costs. If you set your ceiling fan in a clockwise rotation, it will push warmer air down from the ceiling back towards the floor.
Air conditioning and Ceiling fans are a great way to lower your utility bills this summer in your Chicago home. The are available in a wide assortment of style options as well as lighting configurations.