Blog

June 18, 2015

Increase Your Home’s Energy Efficiency With Professional Duct Maintenance

An effective energy efficiency strategy should involve all home systems. A home’s cooling, heating, lighting and building envelope generally get a lot of attention. Aerators and low-flow shower heads are popular features, too. For maximum energy savings and comfort, though, it’s important to go behind the scenes with professional duct maintenance. Benefits of Duct Maintenance Ducts are generally located out of sight in the basement or attic, which means they’re easy to forget about. Ignoring the air ducts results in up to 20 […]
June 16, 2015

Great Ways Businesses Can Conserve Energy This Summer

Running a business can be expensive. Amid all of your other costs, you also have constantly rising energy bills. With summer coming, your energy use can only be expected to grow. How can you conserve energy in your business this summer and save money in the process? Here are a few tips. Turn Off Equipment Use power strips for all your major appliances, and every night, turn off all non essential devices that don’t need continual power to function (computers, copiers, […]
June 11, 2015

Learn About the Great Benefits of Zoned HVAC Systems

Fayette’s intense summers don’t make it easy to stay cool, and certain home designs further complicate the problem. Zoned HVAC systems can help by ensuring even, comfortable temperatures in every room. Zoning for Comfort and Savings A zoned heating and cooling system creates “zones” or parts of the house that can be cooled and heated independently from each other. To accomplish this, the system uses dampers in the ducts to direct airflow, a programmable thermostat for each zone and a […]
June 9, 2015

Easy Tips for Reducing Your Water Heating Bills

Water heating costs rank second only to cooling and heating expenses for driving up energy expenditures. You may find that you can easily reduce water heating bills by implementing no- and low-cost measures that will help keep more energy dollars in your pocket year-round. Following are a few pointers to get you started. Clear the Sediments Every few months, hook a hose to the water spigot at the base of the tank and drain a quart. The hard water deposits that collect […]