June 8, 2017

How Wi-Fi Detectors Catch Water Leaks and Freezes

Spending a little to save a lot is hardly a new concept for homeowners, and Wi-Fi detectors fall squarely into that category. With any luck, they’ll sit idle forever, but when they sound an alarm, they could prevent hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars in damage and inconvenience.   Water leak and freeze detectors have been around for decades, but only recently have they been equipped with Wi-Fi signaling devices. Should a leak occur or a freeze be imminent, they’ll […]
June 13, 2017

3 Reasons to Thank Your HVAC Technician in June

On June 22nd, we’ll be celebrating the contributions made by HVAC technicians everywhere. Why are we causing such a ruckus about HVAC Tech Day? The list of reasons would be quite long, but let’s take a look at three very important ones: Technicians Improve Your Equipment’s Efficiency Your household is always in a constant state of flux when it comes to energy usage. The equipment used to heat and cool your home is a huge part of this. Hiring a […]
June 15, 2017

How You Can Reduce Pool Energy Use This Summer

Pool energy use is one reason why your electricity bills are higher in summer than they may have been in the winter. On an annual basis, residential pool owners pay about $500 more in energy costs than non-pool owners. The cost of electricity, in particular, is higher in summer when the pool is typically not heated.   Fortunately, energy expenses aren’t written in stone and you can take proactive steps to reduce them. Here are some proven measures to cut […]
June 20, 2017

A/C System Dying? Warning Signs

Have you turned on the A/C system this spring only to find the old war horse is just not quite getting the job done? If your HVAC is more than 10 years old, it may have reached its projected life expectancy and be ready for replacement. Read on for information about how to know when your A/C is dying, and when it’s time to start shopping for a new one. Signs the A/C Should Be Replaced 1. Age. As mentioned […]