So, you've moved into a new home and you just got your first utility bill. Is it higher than you expected? If so, your HVAC system may be the cause
According to the Department of Energy (DOE), heating and cooling account for close to 50 percent of your home energy costs. If you are struggling with higher than expected energy bills, here are some easy ways to increase your HVAC system's efficiency and lower your utility bills:
1. Purchase a programmable thermostat.