Energy Efficient Methods of Heating Your Home

Energy Efficient Methods of Heating Your Home

September 22, 2019

Are you anxious about the coming winter months because you know your utility bills will soar? Take control this year by investing in energy efficient heating. At Mr. Electric of Dallas, we are proud to offer quality residential and commercial electrical services for clients in Dallas, North Dallas, Farmers Branch, Arlington, Lake Highlands, Inwood, Oak Lawn, Highland Park, University Park and other North Texas neighborhoods. You may be interested in improving the efficiency of your home’s heating system, but aren’t sure which methods are best for your needs. Here are some tips to help you make an informed decision for you and your loved ones. 

Embrace Solar Energy

The sun is an excellent source of electrical power. Best of all, it’s free and widely available. Passive solar techniques such as window placement can be utilized for natural heating. However, the most effective way to incorporate solar energy into your heating system is to install solar panels. If you’re not ready to go completely off grid, consider installing a solar powered HVAC system. The initial cost will be less than a complete solar electric system, but you will see incredible savings over time, while also improving the value of your home. 

Install a Smart HVAC System

Are you looking for a simple and convenient way to keep your home warm? If switching to solar doesn’t sound like the best path for your family, that’s okay. You can still enjoy substantially lower energy bills by replacing your outdated heating and air system to a smart HVAC unit. These advanced systems are designed to heat and cool your home with the least amount of energy possible. They have sensors integrated throughout the system to help regulate the temperature of your home with precision, while also offering data and analytics about the way your HVAC system is running. You will be alerted the moment a filter needs to be changed, or a problem is occurring, so you can fix the issue fast. You’ll enjoy a comfortable home all year long, without worrying about overpaying. 

Invest in an Electric Fireplace

Do you have a room that always seems drafty no matter what you do? Then an electric fireplace might be just the ticket. Traditional fireplaces are inconvenient to use and require a lot of maintenance and care. In contrast, an electric fireplace is easy to install and is environmentally friendly. Today’s models are manufactured in a wide range of styles, so you’re guaranteed to find a unit that matches your unique décor and lifestyle. Whether you want something romantic and stately, or sleek and sophisticated, you will find an electric fireplace that fits your needs. You’ll instantly revamp the look of your living space and will know that family members and guests will always be cozy, no matter how low the outdoor temperature drops. 

Want to Stay Warm Without Overextending Your Budget? Call Mr. Electric of Dallas

Are you ready to install a solar powered heating system, a smart HVAC unit or an electric fireplace? Then call the experts at Mr. Electric of Dallas. We enjoy helping our customers find unique and effective ways to maximize their electrical system. Contact our office to learn more or to schedule an appointment with a certified and insured electrician in DFW.