Here are the tips to save your monthly electrical bills. Most of the population in Singapore are used to sleeping in an air conditioned room, this is mainly because of the humid weather in Singapore. Switching on the aircon through the day and night is so common for a good sleep. However, it can cost a bomb to your electrical bills if you constantly keep the aircon switched on. There are many ways we can save the daily electrical consumption for the air con. In fact, these little efforts on our part will also prolong the lifespan of the unit and reduce cost of repair. Lets continue with the tips for your reference.
Tip Number 1 – Set the air con to a constant temperature.
Setting the aircon to below 25 degrees celsius will cause an impact to your monthly electrical bills. Every decrease in degree will required more electrical consumption which will cost more to your bills. Maintain the temperature within 25 to 27 degrees which is cooling enough if your air condition system is serviced properly.
Tip Number 2 – Set Timer for it to switch off.
The aircon will constantly cool the room throughout the night during your sleep. Therefore, it is good to set the timer for it to switch off 1 hour before you wake up. It will assist to tune the temperature in your body for a better start in the morning.
Tip Number 3 – Try to avoid using the dehumidifier.
The dehumidifier will increase the work load of the system causing it to work harder and use more electricity. It is best advised not to use the dehumidifier concurrently with the air conditioner.
Tip Number 4 – Clean and maintain air con regularly.
To ensure an air con to work efficiently, it is important to clean and maintain it regularly. This is because it will allow the aircon to maximize it power using the right amount of energy. It will also prolong the lifespan of the unit which will reduce the risk of spoiling the parts inside the system. Allow professionals to clean your air conditioner frequently so that you will be able to save more on hidden costs. A well maintained unit will consume much lesser energy.
Tip Number 5 – Do chemical overhaul twice a year.
It might sound like we are trying to advertise our services but it is important to perform a chemical overhaul for your air con. This is because the chemical solution cleans your aircon system by removing the stubborn stains and molds which a general servicing is unable to attain. The process of cleaning will require us to dismantle the entire system to perform thorough clean using chemical. It is recommended to perform a chemical overhaul twice a year in order for your air con to perform better.
Tip number 6 – Purchase air conditioners with energy saving capabilities.
You should purchase an air con with energy saving capabilities. Newer technology allows the system to consume lesser energy compared to old aircon system. If you have an old air con system, it is best to replace it with newer model. This will roughly save an additional 30% off your electrical bills which will cover the cost of investment.
Tip number 7 – Install your air con in the right location.
Ensure that you have installed the unit at the right location for more productivity. A incorrect installed of the unit’s position will cause the air con to be unable to function efficiently. Avoid installing your fan coil near to any heat producing appliances which will result the aircon to work harder to cool the area of your house.
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