Set Your Thermostat for “Vacation Mode” Before Your Trip

Working on your to-do list for in preparation for vacation? Don’t forget to add “set thermostat!” It is advisable to keep your air conditioner running while you’re on vacation during the summer months or if you live in a warmer climate, but what are the appropriate vacation home temperatures to use? Some programmable thermostats make it easy and have a vacation, hold or away function, however, Energystar.gov suggested thermostat settings for vacation are 8-degrees up or down, depending on climate and season for maximum energy efficiency. It may even be advisable to have your air conditioning unit checked before leaving
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Is it Time for an AC Tune-Up?

This year seemed to be the year of the endless winter and it’s finally coming to a close! Before you run outside and enjoy all the activities the warmer weather has to offer, you should consider checking your HVAC system to ensure it is working properly. Constant rain and thunderstorms bring humidity, and with humidity comes heat. Are you and your AC ready for the summer heat? If you answered no, maybe it’s time for an AC Tune-Up! There are a couple of maintenance tasks you can do yourself before you call Jon Wayne Heating & Air for a tune-up.
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