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July 29, 2014

Shopping for a New Water Heater Made Easier With These Tips

Water heaters can seem complicated, which makes buying a new one difficult. Picking the right unit is important so that your home’s hot water needs are met. Keep these four tips in mind when shopping for a new water heater. Pick a fuel. The type of fuel you go with will determine the range of options you have available to you. Common fuels like electricity will give you the biggest range of options, while less common fuels like propane may […]
July 24, 2014

Reasons Why Your Windows Have Condensation

The excess humidity that causes window condensation not only damages sills and trim, it can result in mold and mildew growth and degrade indoor air quality. If your windows have condensation, it’s important to identify the reasons why, such as: Insufficient ventilation. Without adequate ventilation and air exchange, excess moisture from respiration, cooking, bathing and other daily activities can stay trapped inside a dwelling. Inefficient windows. High humidity in a home is more likely to cause condensation on single pane […]
July 22, 2014

Having an Energy Star HVAC System Will Make a Difference in Your Savings

If high cooling bills and air conditioning repair costs are mounting, consider an Energy Star HVAC system for your home. HVAC systems that earn this U.S. EPA’s label have proven they’re more efficient than other kinds, and given the high cooling demand in the Peachtree area, more than make up for their higher costs in long term energy savings. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) estimates that half the energy consumption in the typical home goes toward keeping it comfortable. A system […]
July 17, 2014

Does Your A/C Still Use R-22? Reasons Why an Upgrade Is in Order

If your A/C still uses R-22, you’re going to be really upset at the price of a refrigerant top off service. As the federal government has been phasing out R-22 due to the Montreal Protocol International Environmental Agreement, prices of the gas have skyrocketed and they’re only going to go higher. Currently, production of R-22 has been slashed to 25% of the established national baseline cap and next year it will be cut another 15%. To avoid paying those exorbitant […]