Preparing for a vacation can be a lot of work, and one thing you shouldn't neglect before you go is your A/C. Leaving the air conditioner on when you leave has a number of benefits, from your home's security to its interior environment. Although the system will use electricity, which adds to your bill, in the long run, it may be worth it, considering the problems that excessive heat in your home can create.
Leaving the cooling system on will decrease the chances of someone breaking in, just as employing these tips will:
If you'd like more information about preparing your A/C for your absence, contact Arpi's Industries, Inc. We've provided HVAC services for the Calgary area since 1963. Our goal is to help educate our customers in Calgary, Alberta about energy and home comfort issues (specific to HVAC systems). For more information about preparing your A/C for your vacation and other HVAC topics, download our free Home Comfort Resource guide. Image courtesy of Shutterstock