We want Twin Cities' residents to save money by lowering their energy consumption and also live comfortably while temperatures hit stifling highs.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (PRWEB) June 29, 2015
Minneapolis Saint Paul Plumbing, Heating & Air, an HVAC and plumbing company serving the Twin Cities area, provides money-saving tactics during a season of increased water and air conditioning usage. MSP encourages overall energy efficiency strategies for Twin Cities’ residents, addressing water conservation and other economical practices.
According to the U.S. Department of Energy, the average American household credits six percent of their energy consumption to space cooling. This average household also consumes 64 gallons of water each day and spends $400-600 on water heating yearly. Yet simple measures such as switching to high-efficiency appliances and adopting energy-saving habits can save households hundreds of dollars.
“Air conditioning expenses alone account for $11 billion of homeowners’ utilities bills each year,” said Andy Ryan, general manager of Minneapolis Saint Paul Plumbing, Heating & Air. “Summertime heat and activities attribute to increased usage in water and energy yet there are many opportunities for energy optimization. We want Twin Cities’ residents to save money by lowering their energy consumption and also live comfortably while temperatures hit stifling highs.”
Utilizing high-efficiency appliances such as programmable thermostats or whole-home water softeners and scheduling regular maintenance keeps homes fully functioning and energy efficient. Other helpful habits include:
- Washing only full loads of laundry and using cold water as much as possible
- Using fans and raising thermostat settings by 4 degrees, without reducing comfort levels
- Cleaning air ducts regularly to increase indoor air quality and circulation
- Utilizing light timers to limit energy usage
“Summertime doesn’t necessarily have to equate higher utility bills,” said Ryan. “We want to work with the Twin Cities community to uncover economical practices that still allow families a level of comfort this summer.”
For more information on cost-effective energy efficiency, visit MSPplumbingheatingair.com.
About Minneapolis Saint Paul Plumbing, Heating & Air
Minneapolis Saint Paul Plumbing, Heating & Air is a Better Business Bureau accredited, A+ residential HVAC provider servicing the Twin Cities, MN area. Founded in 1918, the company is family-owned and provides complete home repairs, replacements, and maintenance for Dakota, Ramsey, Hennepin, Washington, Anoka, Scott, and Carver counties. Regular and Emergency services are available with savings options such as the Service Partner Plan which can save customers up to 10 percent on repairs and services. For more information, call (651) 228-9200 or visit http://mspplumbingheatingair.com/.
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