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April 24, 2014

Reverse Your Ceiling Fan and Enjoy the Efficiency Benefits

With the warm summer months approaching fast, you are probably looking for ways to cool your home that are cost-effective as well as ways to help reduce your energy bill. One of the easiest ways to help your cooling system run more efficiently is to simply reverse your ceiling fan. During warmer months when you will rely on your home’s cooling system, change the direction of your ceiling fans so they move counter clockwise. Most ceiling fans will have a […]
April 22, 2014

Beautiful Houseplants Can Also Refresh the Air in Your Home

The quality of the air inside your home does need a bit of help every once in a while. Inside air is can be more polluted than the air on the outside. Dust mites, pollen, mold, carbon monoxide and vapors from the chemicals that we use are just some of the pollutants that can pollute the air inside your home. An environmentally friendly way to improve the quality of air inside your home is through the use of houseplants. There […]
April 17, 2014

Your 2014 Air Purifiers Buyer’s Guide

Today’s air tight, energy-efficient homes keep you warm during the winter and cool in the summer. On the downside, your home can’t breathe. Air filtration machines—or air purifiers—will not only bring fresh air inside, they will improve air quality, reduce dust and relieve allergy and asthma symptoms. It is important to note that not all units are beneficial or healthy. Here are some things to keep in mind when buying air purifiers. HEPA Filtration—High Efficiency Particulate Air filtration is one […]
April 15, 2014

Controlling Attic Moisture Through Proper Insulation and Ventilation

Moisture in your attic can cause a number of financial and health issues for you and your family. Left unchecked, excess moisture in the air can lead to unsightly and dangerous mold and mildew forming on walls and eventually structural damage. On top of those problems, the attic can act as a hot or cold ‘sink,’ drawing temperate air from other parts of the home. This puts a drain upon your home energy use, resulting in higher energy bills. Recognizing […]