Air conditioning is an expensive necessity on-Island and can have the biggest impact on your electricity bill.
Keeping the temperature at the highest setting you feel comfortable with will help reduce costs, as well as using an overhead fan, especially during the winter months when a fan may be all you need in the mornings and evenings.
Air Conditioning Contractors
Although the cost of quarterly maintenance is often similar, some companies will include the cost of new filters, whereas others won’t.
Below are a few local contractors who can advise, install, maintain and repair A/C systems:
Air Conditioning Tips
You can also save electricity by closing windows and curtains during the day, making sure your air filters are clean and that your home is well insulated. Finally, ensure that you have your air conditioning unit regularly maintained by a professional company to maximise its efficiency. There are ample air conditioning contractors to choose from.
When selecting an air conditioning system, presuming you are getting a new one, make sure that the system has a high Seasonal Energy Efficiency Rating (SEER). This can make a big difference to your energy consumption. Also, choose a system that is suitable to the area that you are seeking to keep cool – as certain systems are either too large or not adequate enough for the space you want to cool. An experienced licensed professional can advise you.