How to

boost Your Property cooling

man who is very hot and sweaty sits at a desk in front of a computer with a fan blowing on him


When the summer heat hits — it hits HARD. Keeping your property cool during the hottest summer days can sometimes seem impossible, but don’t sweat it! In this short guide, we’ll provide some tips for boosting your property’s cooling efficiency, so your tenants and guests can stay cool all summer long. 

From optimizing your air conditioner settings for efficiency to utilizing smart technology, we’ll give you tips to keep your property consistently cool and comfortable for your guests.

Increase Air Conditioner Unit Efficiency


Clean Unit Filters


Replace Insulation & Window Seals


Clean Unit Coils

1. Install Wall Thermostats

Programmable thermostats offer a range of benefits for keeping rooms cool during the summer. They provide energy efficiency by allowing customized cooling schedules, preventing overcooling, and offering remote access for adjustments. With consistent cooling and smart features like learning algorithms, they ensure comfort while minimizing energy usage and environmental impact. 

Browse our lineup of thermostats here.

2. Clean AC Unit Filters

Cleaning AC filters is like giving your air conditioner a breath of fresh air. When filters are clogged with dust and debris, they choke your unit’s airflow, making it work harder to cool your space. By regularly cleaning these filters, you ensure that air flows freely, maximizing cooling efficiency. It’s like unclogging a drain — once the obstruction is cleared, everything flows smoothly again.

3. Replace Unit Insulation & Window Seals

By upgrading or replacing your unit’s insulation, you’re reinforcing its defenses, sealing in the cool air and keeping the heat at bay. It’s like giving your AC an extra layer of insulation against the elements, ensuring that every ounce of cold air it produces stays right where you want it — inside your guest’s room!

When seals around your windows are worn or missing, they allow cold air from your AC to seep out, while warm air sneaks in. By adding or repairing window seals, you’re plugging these leaks, creating a tight barrier that keeps the cool air inside, and the heat outside where it belongs. 

4. Clean Unit Coils

Neglecting to clean your AC coils leads to reduced efficiency, higher energy bills, and increased wear and tear on your system. Dirty coils can compromise air quality, cause ice build-up, and result in expensive repairs. Regular cleaning ensures efficient operation, lower costs, better air quality, and a longer lifespan for your unit. Keep your coils clean to avoid these costly issues and enjoy a comfortable home. 

The four coils you’ll want to clean and maintain regularly are:

Evaporator Coil: Absorbs heat and humidity from the air. A clean evaporator coil ensures maximum cooling efficiency and prevents ice build-up that can lead to costly repairs.

Indoor Coil: Works hand-in-hand with the evaporator coil to keep your home’s air fresh and cool. Regular cleaning prevents dust and debris from clogging the system, ensuring smooth airflow and optimal cooling.

Condenser (outdoor) Coil: Releases absorbed heat outside. Keeping it clean prevents overheating and improves the overall efficiency of your AC system, reducing energy bills and prolonging the unit’s lifespan

Install Tip

Installing your thermostat in a central part of a room promotes better air distribution, reduces false temperature readings, and stabilizes temperature fluctuations. 

The Benefits Of Installing Thermostats

Consistent Cooling

Wall thermostats help maintain consistent temperatures throughout the day by automatically adjusting the cooling settings as needed. No more manual adjustments — just pure comfort all summer long. This also prevents overcooling, reducing the wear and tear on the AC unit.

Energy Efficiency

Wall thermostats allow you to set a specific temperature schedule(s). This prevents any unnecessary cooling when the room is unoccupied or cool enough.  

Smart Features

Many thermostats integrate advanced features such as Energy Management Systems (EMS) and occupancy sensors. These features optimize cooling efficiency and maximize savings!

Environmental Benefits

Thermostats help reduce energy consumption and minimize carbon emissions during the cooling cycle. This is not only good for your energy bill, but helps the planet out too!

Different Types Of Thermostats

Wall thermostats are essential devices used to control room temperature by regulating heating and cooling systems. They’re installed on interior walls and they offer precise control over indoor climate settings, ensuring comfort and energy efficiency. Their benefits include accurate temperature monitoring and energy savings through optimized heating and cooling cycles.

A grey Genuine Comfort Thermostat with a blue digital interface

Wall Thermostat

Basic wall thermostats provide an easy way to set and maintain comfortable room temperatures. These thermostats usually include basic settings that allow users to set timers, temperature set points, and other presets.

A wide clean white pro1 thermostat and sensor with blue digital interface

Occupancy Sensor Thermostat

Occupancy sensor thermostat automatically adjusts unit settings based on room occupancy. It detects movement using infrared or ultrasonic technology to activate heating or cooling when people are present and conserve energy when the space is empty.

Silver HotelTech EMS thermostat with purple digital interface

EMS Thermostat

EMS or Energy Management Thermostats are advanced devices that enable remote management of temperature settings, scheduling, and energy usage. These thermostats are perfect for property managers/owners seeking comprehensive energy management and environmental control solutions. 


There are a number of different ways to boost your property’s cooling this summer. The easiest thing you can do is keep up with your air conditioner maintenance by cleaning AC unit filters/coils and replacing the insulation. An efficient air conditioner is great, but if your property is leaking cool air, you’re just wasting money and energy. We recommend looking at your window seals to ensure the cold air your AC is producing stays where it belongs — in your guest’s rooms. If you made it this far — thanks for reading!

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