Your Air Conditioning By The Numbers | Some Interesting Stats

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.