Back-to-school air conditioner service and other energy savings tips in Salt Lake City Published on September 18, 2015 While back-to-school season doesn’t formally mean the end of summer has come, it does mean that your family’s energy habits will undoubtedly change. The way kids complete their homework has changed a great deal from the days of pulling out a pad of paper or homework sheets and a pencil at the dinner table after school. It’s become more an exercise in electricity usage. Seeing as this raises the amount of energy we’re using, having air conditioner service performed now could not only help make a difference in advance of turning your furnace on, but paired with these energy saving tips, it can help you lower your monthly energy bills. Determine times for high energy consumption. Charging devices like tablets and laptops at the least expensive times of the day helps reduce energy costs. On days where it seems you can’t keep devices unplugged for a sensible amount of time, try to counterbalance it with less energy consumption through decreased television or less device time later in the evening.Long sleeves are your friend. As the weather in Salt Lake City cools down, our wardrobe changes. This allows us to try and save some energy by altering our thermostats accordingly, but it’s also the ideal time to think about having your annual air conditioner service done. Not only does it help boost the system’s efficiency, it can mean lower energy usage and can lead to reduced energy costs.Get outdoors. Plain and simple, when you aren’t inside the need to heat and cool the inside of your home is diminished, lowering your energy consumption. You don’t have lights flipped on, and if you’re a really savvy homeowner, you’ll turn your thermostat up a few degrees if you plan on being gone for a while.Sure, back-to-school season can bring about a bunch of other lifestyle changes and require getting attuned to a new routine, but there are things you can do to help lower your energy consumption. Air conditioner service is a natural fit to help do this. Plus, it requires little to no work from you. When you’re ready to schedule air conditioner service as we head towards cooler weather, give us a call at 385-399-0280 or schedule an appointment with us online.