Both of us are wrapping up another summer in this part of the world and that thing you hear is a collective sigh.
- Most folks in this region are pretty pleased when the calendar turns to October because that generally means the deep heat is over.
With it, the HVAC cooling becomes less and less prevalent. I know people whose homes are so air conditioned that the central air conditioning plan is running non-stop. But these are the same people who tend to hide from the heat all summer. By large, those folks are also not native to the area or haven’t been around here all that long. Most people I know aren’t willing to pay out the equivalent of a nice, new automobile payment each month just for HVAC cooling. But trust me, there are multiple people who do just this. I find that it’s a shame plus a waste of resources. I know that people should have the freedom to do whatever they want to do with their air conditioning. It’s just a bit wasteful and hard on the HVAC component to have it running 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Honestly, it doesn’t even have to be this way if you just accept the heat. The more you try to avoid the heat with air conditioning, the more luxurious it is plus the waste of resources goes way up. All it takes is not turning on the air conditioning in the springtime immediately. Simply acclimating a bit to warmer temperatures in the house allows for a actually sensible temperature control setting throughout the summer.