BLOG TO SAVE ENERGY
Whether it’s located on the beach or in the mountains, having a vacation home can be a dream—and a budget-buster. One easy way to cut back on costs and feel more at peace when you’re away from your vacation home is to improve its energy efficiency.
1. Bring an Air Filter the Next Time You Visit
Clogged or dirty air filters not only agitate allergies and contaminate air quality, they also reduce your HVAC system’s efficiency, requiring your units to work harder. In an occupied home, it’s recommended to replace your air filters every three months; in a vacation home, just aim for every five to six months.
While reusable filters are a little more eco-friendly, stocking up on a disposable version ensures you don’t spend your vacation time cleaning a filter. It’s...