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September 9, 2014

What is the Best Temperature for Your Home While You’re Away at Work

One of the biggest misconceptions about heating and cooling your home is that you should leave the thermostat on at the same temperature whether you’re at home relaxing or away at work. As you’ll soon learn, this misconception could be taking unnecessary dollars out of your wallet every month. If you’ve been taught that you need to leave your HVAC system on constantly once it’s been turned on for the season, you may have been spending hundreds–or even thousands–of unnecessary […]
September 4, 2014

Water Heater Sediment Impacts Performance — Remove It Before It Does

Whether your water heater is gas-powered or electric water heater sediment can impact its performance. In the case of a gas water heater, that can mean efficiency is reduced to 60% or lower. In an electric water heater, sediment build-up can cause the heating element to burn out. A thorough cleaning, however, can return your electric water heater to 99% efficiency. To maintain proper efficiency of your water heater, experts recommend having it flushed every six months. While it is possible […]
September 2, 2014

So Many Choices for a Water Heater — Tips For Finding the Right One

The water heater that you install in your home will be responsible for a big chunk of your monthly energy bill. It is therefore important to not only install a unit that is capable of providing sufficient hot water for your needs, you also need to look at the energy efficiency of the unit. There is a range of water heaters available on the market, and the best one for your home will depend on your requirements. Types of Water Heaters […]
August 28, 2014

It’s Hard to Say Goodbye — When It’s Better to Purchase a New A/C

In Georgia, an A/C is a necessity. We know how it works, how to maintain it, and maybe even how to fix it. But there are times when it’s better to go ahead and purchase a new A/C. By clinging on to an older model A/C, you may be paying more in energy costs than you realize. Fortunately, there are some easy indicators of when it’s time to say goodbye to your old A/C: Your current A/C is older than ten […]