Furnace Service and More: 5 Ways to Take On Heating Costs in Chadron10/29/2015 You can’t control the weather, but you can control how much you’re spending to remain comfortable no matter the weather. While it might not be the first thing that comes to your mind, getting an annual furnace service is a fantastic way to keep from spending too much on your utility bills and now is an excellent time to get that scheduled. The pros at MPC Heating & Cooling have put together a number of tips to help you save some money this coming season. Furnace Service—As we previously mentioned, furnace service can help save you a number of ways. It can help you catch small problems before they become large problems, and it can help ensure your system is operating at its best. Thermostat Adjustment—Switching the temperature on your thermostat several degrees can make a huge dent on your energy bill. Month after month those savings will really add up. If you’re having difficulty getting acclimated to the present temperature, try changing it slowly, perhaps a degree a day. Your body will quickly adjust to the new temperature. Change Your Filter—Changing your furnace filter is one of the easiest and most beneficial things a homeowner can do. A grimy filter will keep air from passing through effortlessly, which will cause your system to work harder, which drives up your utility bills. Address Drafts—Windows and doors could be the reason you’re losing both heat and money. Caulk and weather-stripping are easy ways to battle drafts. Efficiency Check—When your MPC Heating & Cooling technician is over for your annual furnace service, ask them about the efficiency level of your unit. They can help you decide if it is time to explore getting a more energy-efficient model, which could help save you money without hindering your comfort. It’s always the right time to start saving money. Of course there are additional ways to save money, but hopefully this will be the jumpstart you need. If you need to schedule your yearly furnace service or have any other questions about your home comfort give us a call at 308-432-5301. You can also book an appointment with us online using our online scheduler.