Today, energy efficiency is more critical than ever. It’s important for the environment and your budget that you outfit your Fort Worth, Texas, home with appliances that are energy savers. That’s especially true when it comes to heating and air conditioning, which accounts for roughly half of a household’s energy bill. Here are some surprising facts about energy-saving appliances you might not have known:

Qualify for Federal Tax Credits

Energy Star-rated appliances include a wide range of items, such as ceiling fans, furnaces, dehumidifiers, air purifiers and HVAC systems. These appliances are competitively priced in the marketplace. Homeowners with Energy Star heat pumps may qualify for a 30-percent federal tax credit in addition to saving on monthly energy bills.

There’s No Substitute for Quality

We all know quality products and services cost a bit more. This is also true for energy-efficient appliances, which can cost more than their less efficient competitors. You’ll also be pleasantly surprised to find that these appliances deliver better performance than comparable models. As a result, you’ll quickly recoup the added cost through savings on energy bills. You’ll also enjoy improved air quality, reducing household greenhouse emissions and waste production.

Smart Technology Enhances Your Home

Smart HVAC technology can save homeowners up to 30 percent on energy bills. Connected via Wi-Fi, these systems learn your habits and monitor their own performance. You can schedule smart vents to open and close in unused rooms. And you can configure smart HVAC systems to interact with the outside world. Smart sensors throughout the house monitor changes in airflow and temperature, adjusting to suit your preferences.

One way to save energy is to improve your HVAC system’s efficiency. To schedule HVAC maintenance and improve your system’s operational efficiency, contact Performance Heat and Air at 817-349-3567. We’re standing by to make sure you’re saving as much as possible this summer while maximizing comfort.

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