Closing the Upstairs Air Vents: Does It Save Money?
You don’t use the upstairs much, and you think that closing the vents to the rooms up there will keep the AC from running too long and yours bills from rising too much. In practice, however, this does quite the opposite. You Put Pressure on the Air Conditioner Because your AC is a single-speed unit and is uniquely meant for a home of your size, closing off the vents will throw off its ability to cool your home evenly. You may experience warm spots even downstairs. Above all, closed vents cause air to back up and generate pressure, which puts...View Article Continue Reading