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When the weather outside is frightful, never fear. You can heat your home efficiently and still save money. Most Florida homes, like yours, have a straight cool air conditioner with a built-in heating element for space heating, also known as “heat strips.” These systems are good for keeping your home cool during our hot Florida days and nights, but are less efficient at heating if the weather cools down. In fact, you spend two to three times more whenever you run the heat with your A/C system.
On the other hand, if you want to potentially save up to $75 dollars, then consider using a heat pump during the winter months. They are most efficient for colder areas of the state and if you run your heat in the winter often. Some areas of the state, like Fort Myers, can have chilly days. So, whether or not a heat pump Continue reading