From a small Mennonite community to a culturally diverse city with a vibrant arts scene, Kitchener is proof that from small town roots grows great city centers. The largest city in all of Waterloo region, Kitchener is home to over 239,000 residents and hosts Center in the Square, one of the largest performing arts showcases in the region. A draw for local and international talent for over 30 years.
Although Kitchener’s summer weather usually ranges from mid-May to late September, the city did go on record in March of 2012 for having one of the hottest recorded winter temperatures in the area. On March 19, 2012, Kitchener saw a record high of 27 degrees Celsius. If it is that hot in March, Kitchener residents want to make sure they have a good air conditioning system in place for summer. Getting a quote on a new system is easy. Just click here.
Shop Smarter With These Tips
Heat waves and broken down air conditioning units don’t mix. The prospect of purchasing a new unit can be daunting, make sure to follow these tips to make an educated purchase.
- Get more than one quote: While you may be anxious to get your unit replaced, it is important to make sure the you can compare brands, service and warranty options.
- Consider ENERGYSTAR: By choosing the most energy efficient model you can afford, you will see a maximum savings on your bills. By paying a little more upfront, you can ensure that you save more each month.
- Check for rebates: Replacing an older less efficient model with a newer version can qualify you for a government rebate. Check for eligibility before installation.
- Remember to maintain: Over time the elements can cause build-up which can lead to poor performance or breakdown. Make sure to perform the necessary maintenance to keep your unit running smoothly all season.
Want To Save Even More Money?
Now that you have taken the first step to save money on your energy bills, why not save even more? Did you know that 20 per cent of your home heating costs go towards heating your water? Converting to a tankless system has many advantages.
You save on your heating bill: With traditional water systems, you are constantly maintaining the heat on a tank of hot water. Even when you don’t need it, or aren’t at home. By switching to a tankless system you are only going to heat the water you need and saving money while you do it.
You almost never run out of hot water: With a traditional system, once your tank runs out of hot water, you then have no choice but to use cold water or go without. With a tankless system water is being heated as you need it.
Prime basement real estate: Traditional systems take up a lot of space that could be better utilized. Tankless systems are a fraction of the size.