Do I need to maintain an air conditioner?

Do I need to maintain an air conditioner?

Maintain Regularly - using the maintenance schedule contained in your air conditioner’s manual. This will head off many energy-sapping or expensive-to-fix issues before they even begin. Also, the below items will help maintain the air conditioner:
Clean the Filter 
Only Heat or Cool Occupied Areas
Keep Doors & Windows Closed
Shade Outdoor Unit
Set temperature wisely
Use Fans

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