Why Is Energy Conservation So Important to Home Comfort?

When it comes to the design and maintenance of today’s home, why is energy conservation important? Reducing the consumption of electricity and gas is good news for the grid that includes electrical and natural gas utilities. It’s also a plus to help reduce the potential effects of greenhouse gases and other climate change issues. But why is energy conservation important for the individual homeowner? Here are some ways that cutting the consumption of electricity and gas also enhances daily life in your home.

An efficient home is a more comfortable home.

Increasing HVAC efficiency is an achievable goal that also answers the question, “Why is energy conservation important?” Steps to reduce HVAC electric and gas consumption also tend to enhance indoor comfort in all seasons. Sealing air leaks, for example, reduces infiltration of cold or hot outdoor air. Making sure insulation is up to current EPA standards reduces cooling and heating cycles and also retains heat inside the house in winter and keeps heat outside in summer.

Increased HVAC efficiency supports a healthier indoor environment.

High-efficiency furnaces and air conditioners typically produce less emissions too.  Upgrading to a high-efficiency heat pump, for example, is an example of just one answer to the issue of, “Why is energy conservation important?” Heat pumps eliminate the need for natural gas combustion, as well as the necessity to vent toxic combustion emissions from the house.

Lower energy bills in the long run.

Another answer to the issue of, “Why is energy conservation important?” is simply dollars and cents. While upgrading to higher-efficiency cooling and heating units, as well as taking more comprehensive steps like installing solar panels, not only protects the environment, these improvements also pay for themselves over the long run with lower monthly utility expenses.

If you’re wondering “Why is energy conservation important?”, ask the experts at Paitson Bros. They can tell you how efficient heating and cooling systems can reduce monthly bills, enhance indoor comfort, and provide healthier living conditions. We’ve been your Wabash Valley source for the latest advancements in HVAC efficiency since 1922.

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