Energy Myth Busters
|October is Energy Awareness Month, and a great way to celebrate is to make an improvement that gets you a tax credit. Click here for a one-of-a-kind coupon.|
‘Til then, save on energy with these energy myth busters.…
|MYTH:||Closing Air Vents Saves Energy|
|Closing vents in rooms you don’t use won’t stop air from entering the duct, just from entering the room, affecting the efficiency of your system, not saving energy.|
|MYTH:||For your home to be green, you only need a high-efficiency furnace.|
|It doesn’t matter how efficient your furnace is if it’s heating the outside of your house. At the same time, you can take advantage of incredible tax credits on a new energy efficient system, make sure your home is insulated inside and out too. Click here to see if it is time to replace your furnace.|
|MYTH:||When my appliance is turned off, it’s off.|
|Many devices use power even when they’re switched off, sometimes as much power as when they’re on! A large number of electrical products from TV’S to cell phone chargers draw power 24/7, so unplug unused appliances. Easier if you group several on one power strip. |
|MYTH:||Buying an efficient air conditioner or furnace will automatically reduce my energy bill. |
|Definitely. But to ensure all savings are realized, make sure your system is installed properly by a reputable business accredited with the Better Business Bureau. Make sure ducts and windows are airtight too.|
Bardi Heating & Air will double your federal tax credit to $3000. And with a Georgia Power rebate, save up to $3400 on an energy efficient system.
Offer good only till December 31, 2010.