Essential Tips for Efficient Home Heating: Advice from Energy Services

Expert Advice on Heating Systems and Services

Energy Services is committed to helping homeowners in Naperville, Wheaton, Bolingbrook, Downers Grove, Lisle, and Aurora, IL maintain comfortable and energy-efficient homes. Here are some valuable tips and tricks for various heating-related services:

Heater Installation

1. Choose the right size: Ensure your new heater is properly sized for your home to maximize efficiency.
2. Consider energy ratings: Opt for high-efficiency models to save on long-term energy costs.
3. Professional installation: Always hire certified technicians for proper installation and safety.

Furnace Service

1. Regular maintenance: Schedule annual tune-ups to keep your furnace running smoothly.
2. Change filters: Replace or clean filters monthly during heavy use periods.
3. Check for leaks: Inspect ductwork for air leaks and seal them to improve efficiency.

Heating Service

1. Programmable thermostats: Install a smart thermostat to optimize heating schedules and save energy.
2. Insulation check: Ensure your home is well-insulated to retain heat effectively.
3. Maintain proper humidity: Use a humidifier to improve comfort and reduce heating costs.

Furnace Replacement

1. Timing is key: Consider replacement if your furnace is over 15 years old or requires frequent repairs.
2. Compare options: Research different types of heating systems to find the best fit for your home.
3. Take advantage of rebates: Look for local and federal incentives when upgrading to an energy-efficient model.

Heating Repair

1. Address issues promptly: Don’t ignore strange noises or reduced performance from your heating system.
2. Keep records: Maintain a log of repairs and maintenance to track your system’s history.
3. Emergency preparedness: Have a backup heating plan and know how to shut off your system in case of emergencies.

By following these tips and working with Energy Services, you can ensure your home stays warm and comfortable throughout the cold Illinois winters while maximizing energy efficiency.