Specifics about costs, energy consumption and the efficiency of your AC system
Sometimes you just want the numbers. Well, here they are:
On Air Conditioning Energy Costs
54% – Of home energy costs are related to heating and cooling equipment.
20% – Of home energy costs are related to heating hot water.
75% – Of overall home energy costs are related to only three appliances.
30% – How much fan energy is saved by performing annual maintenance on your air conditioner.
On Air Conditioning Energy Consumption
47% – Of homeowners don’t know what they pay for electricity each month.
15% – Of homeowners don’t care how much energy they consume per month.
8% – Amount of energy costs a programmable thermostat can save you yearly.
On Air Conditioning Efficiency
50% – Percentage of increased efficiency gained when replacing AC system filter every two months.
21% – How much efficiency is lost due to a build up of .042 inches of dirt on a heating and cooling coil
9… out of 10 HVAC system failures are caused by dirt and dust.