September 26, 2013

5 Energy-Saving Myths That Trick Many Peachtree City Homeowners

As homeowners, we’re all searching for ways to lower our energy usage and associated costs. Unfortunately, there are some energy savings myths out there that many people continue to follow. We’re here today to debunk a few of those misconceptions. Myth #1: Lowering your thermostat drastically will cool or heat your home more quickly. Most forced-air cooling and heating systems are equipped with single-speed blowers. They cool or heat your home at the same rate no matter how low (or […]
September 24, 2013

Ductless Mini Splits Work Well in Cold Weather With These Performance Tips

If you’re considering ductless mini splitsas supplemental heating for select areas in your home, or if your home-improvement project calls on ductless heating as a primary heating solution for multiple rooms, then bookmark these tips to leverage peak heating performance from your ductless system when the mercury falls this winter. Drop the Heating Load The faster heat escapes a home, known as heat gain/loss, the longer and harder ductless mini splits must work to maintain target temperature. Working harder and […]
September 19, 2013

A/C Maintenance Tasks to Complete Before You Close it Down for the Year

The summer heat has kept your A/C system working hard to cool your home all season. All that work can put a significant amount of stress on the system, but you can take action to help it recover with a few simple A/C maintenance tips. Clean the unit – Dust, dirt and debris can accumulate on your outdoor A/C unit and impede the crucial transfer of heat that lets the system do its job. To remedy this problem, simply give […]
September 17, 2013

10 Tips to Keep the Second Story of Your Peachtree City Home Cool

To improve your home’s comfort level, it’s important to keep the upstairs cool, which can be difficult especially if you only have one thermostat controlling temperatures throughout the house. Here are 10 simple tips to get you started: Add insulation – Heat can build up in your attic and be conducted downward into the upper floors of your home. If the attic floor is properly insulated, this thermal transfer won’t occur so readily. Air sealing in the attic is also […]