Blog — Summer AC Tips

Should I Turn Off my Air Conditioner While on Vacation?

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Should I Turn Off my Air Conditioner While on Vacation?

With spring in full swing, many people begin to think about their summer vacation plans. You might be thinking of heading to a tropical beach with an umbrella drink or maybe you are thinking of a cross-country road trip. Whatever your plans for vacations are, you will surely want to leave your house in the best possible condition. It is important to consider preparing your home for the time you will be away – whether that is for a long weekend or the entire summer! Multiple factors are well-thought-out, for example, asking your neighbor to check your mail or telling...

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What Setting Should I Select On My Thermostat?

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What Setting Should I Select On My Thermostat?

Although thermostats are designed to make our lives easier, finding the ideal temperature setting puzzles most homeowners. But when the settings are adjusted correctly, a thermostat can keep your indoors comfortable and drastically lower your energy bills. Let’s find out what the best setting for your programmable thermostat is.   The Best Summer Temperature Settings When You're at Home According to the U.S. Department of Energy, 78-degrees Fahrenheit is the perfect middle ground when you are home during the summer. This temperature will keep you comfortable enough without hurting your finances, whereas any setting lower than that will take a...

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Top 5 Ways to Decrease A/C Bills During the Florida Summer

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Summer is quickly approaching – that means beach trips, days at the pool, and, yes, the hottest temperatures of the year. When Florida residents want to beat the heat, their first instinct is to crank down the AC unit. Unfortunately, however, this leads to higher than average energy bills that can be hard on bank accounts. At Veteran Air of Sarasota-Bradenton, we know that staying cool is a top priority; but is there a way to do it and still save some money in the long run? Here are our top 5 tips on lowering your monthly AC bills all...

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