Back-to-school air conditioner service and other energy savings tips in Provo Published on September 18, 2015 While back-to-school season doesn’t legitimately mean the end of summer has come, it does mean that your family’s energy consumption will more than likely change. The way kids go about doing their homework has changed quite a bit from the days of pulling out a pad of paper or homework sheets and a pencil at the dinner table after school. It’s become more an exercise in electricity usage. Seeing as this increases the amount of energy we’re utilizing, having air conditioner service performed now could not only help make a difference before you turn your furnace on, but put together with these energy saving tips, it may help you reduce your monthly energy bills. Select times for high energy consumption. Charging devices like tablets and laptops at the least expensive times of the day helps decrease energy bills. On days where it looks like you can’t keep devices unplugged for a reasonable amount of time, try to offset it with less energy consumption through decreased television or less device time later in the evening.Long sleeves are your friend. As the weather in Provo changes, our wardrobe changes. This allows us to try and save some energy by setting our thermostats accordingly, but it’s also the perfect time to think about having your annual air conditioner service done. Not only does it help boost the system’s efficiency, it can mean less energy usage and can lead to decreased energy costs.Get outdoors. Plain and simple, when you are outdoors the need to heat and cool the inside of your home is reduced, lowering your energy consumption. You don’t have lights flipped on, and if you’re a really savvy homeowner, you’ll turn your thermostat up a few degrees if you plan on being gone for a little bit.Sure, back-to-school season can bring about a lot of other lifestyle changes and require getting accustomed to a new routine, but there are things you can do to help decrease your energy consumption. Air conditioner service is a natural fit to help do this. Plus, it requires little to no energy from you. When you’re ready to schedule air conditioner service as we head towards cooler weather, give us a call at 801-396-0637 or schedule an appointment with us online.