I live in an area of the country that typically experiences multiple seasons and unquestionably and violent volatile weather. The temperature fluctuates between twenty below zero and over a 100. I deal with excessive humidity, high winds, torrential downpours, even tons of snow with brutal windchill, and even such aggressive hail that it causes disfigurement to metal. There are only rare possibilities to open the windows and like some fresh air. Most of the time, it’s totally necessary to rely on either the furnace or the air conditioning to fully regulate indoor temperature. I’m either paying an unquestionably high natural gas bill or a super high-priced electric bill. Furthermore, I have enrolled in a proactive repair plan with a local Heating and Air Conditioning contractor to help keep my heating and cooling systems wonderfully working in peak condition. I make sure to replace the air filters every month and keep the supply and return vents clean as well. Every couple of years, I schedule a complete inspection for the duct plan to ensure there are no holes, leaks or accumulations of debris. I’ve also gone to a very good lengths to tighten up my beach house and further reduce energy waste. I particularly don’t want my heated or cooled air escaping, and so I hope to prevent outside air from coming inside. Although the project was rather high-priced, I fully replaced every single 1 of the outdated windows in my home. I chose Energy Star rated triple pane windows, and then I also carefully caulked around them. I’ve additionally weatherstripped along the bottom of all exterior doors, and I hired a Heating and Air Conditioning professional to improve the insulation in the walls, ceilings and crawl spaces. Just recently, I further added several overhead ceiling fans to help reduce the workload of the furnace and air conditioning units. In the Winter months, the fan pushes the heated air down toward the floor, and, during the summer, I reverse the rotation of the fan blades to push the heat up and out. Despite all my investments and efforts though, it still costs me a fortune to heat and cool my house.