Strategically, there is something to really paying attention to how your HVAC is set up. From duct work to what it takes to run heating and cooling in the different seasons and in the climate you are in. Paying attention is a great thing for saving money. Whether it is in the short term or the long term, there are things to take into account when it comes to heating and cooling.
The first thing to notice is the kind of shape that your equipment and duct work is in. The older the duct work the less efficient it is and the sooner the work is replaced, the cheaper it will be. As duct work gets old and corrodes or rusts, it becomes much more difficult to work with. The brittle duct work is something that people can fix, but only to a point.
Staying ahead of the curve
Stay ahead of decaying duct work and give some thought to how you are going to approach the problem. The problem is often price, price goes up as the duct work gets older. In addition, you are going to want to see how the duct work affects the current set up of the HVAC. You are going to really want to do your homework when it comes to setting up HVAC, and there are people that can help.
But beware, there are companies that will try to tell you that you need more work than you really do. That the ducts all need to be replaced. So do yourself a favor and look closely at your bill to see whether you just need to reduce the HVAC output or whether the problem is bigger. If it ends up being the latter, look closely at what you are working with in order to find the best results.