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November 14, 2013

UV Lights: Here’s What They Can Do to Improve IAQ

One of the big, regular threats to your indoor air quality is the incidence of micro-organisms – mold spores, bacteria, fungal growth, etc. – in the air that circulates through your home. These disease-causing organisms often thrive in hard-to-access places, including inside your air conditioning system itself, and can be difficult to stamp out. Installing UV lights to handle this threat makes sense for a lot of homeowners. Ultraviolet (UV) light in extremely harmful to life on the micro-organism level, […]
November 12, 2013

What Should Your New Water Heater Look Like and Do?

Gone are the days when water heaters were simple appliances that heated water and stored it in a tank until you needed it. Some of the new systems on the market, on-demand or tankless water heaters, do not even require a tank. With all the bells and whistles, selecting a new water heater may seem like a daunting task. Three of the main considerations when purchasing you new system should include: How do you prefer to power your new water […]
November 7, 2013

Programmable Thermostats: How They Work for Savings

Does your Peachtree City area home have a programmable thermostat? Programmable thermostats, if installed, programmed and operated properly, can save you big money on your home energy bills. However, for these units to work at their most cost-effective, it’s imperative to use them right. Many people think that turning thermostats down at night and up in the morning is a waste of energy. This commonly held opinion has been proven wrong by scientists as early as the 1970s. In fact, turning the […]
November 5, 2013

Reassess Your Home’s Insulation This Fall

Older homes are likely to more poorly insulated than new or recent builds, mainly because of modern building standards that stress energy efficiency. In our Southern climate, many homeowners mainly worry about using insulation to keep the heat out in the summer. But insulation is also important in the winter, when you want to retain heat inside your home. This fall may be a good time to reassess your home’s insulation. Where to Check. In existing houses, learn where to […]