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July 18, 2013

With Ceiling Fans, Controlling Your Summertime Energy Costs Is a Breeze

Ceiling fans may be the easiest and most cost-effective cooling system you can have in your home. In rooms where they’re operating, they allow you to set your thermostat 3 or 4 degrees higher than you normally would and still feel comfortable. During milder days and nights, you might be able to get away with turning off your A/C entirely when your fans are operating. Ceiling fans provide a cooling effect for individuals underneath them, similar to the way a strong breeze makes […]
July 16, 2013

A Whole-House Dehumidifier: When Your Air Conditioner Can’t Do the Job All by Itself

During summer in Georgia, most of us rely on our air conditioning. While the steady flow of cold air can alleviate the sweltering waves of heat, sometimes it’s not enough. Air conditioners are designed to control temperature within your house, not necessarily humidity. As a result, you may end up with a house that feels damp or musty even when the A/C is running. If your home still feels clammy even with the air conditioning working, you might consider investing […]
July 11, 2013

Guarding Against Thermal Heat Gain in Your Peachtree City Home

Air conditioning cools your home by removing heat from the indoor air. In order to minimize your energy bills, you’ll want to limit the amount of heat that your A/C has to remove. There are a number of sources of thermal heat gain and a number of steps to take to lessen them. The number one source of thermal heat gain is sunlight. When it strikes your home’s roof, walls and windows, a portion of its energy is absorbed as […]
July 9, 2013

Vacationing? Tend to Your Home Safety and Security Before You Take Off

The nice weather and break from schooling make summer a good time for extended vacations for many people. If you’re going to leave home for an extended period this summer, it’s best to take some steps to reduce energy use and protect your home safety and security. Mishaps with the wiring, plumbing or appliances can lead to more damage if you’re not around to respond to them. Additionally, unoccupied homes can make an easy target for burglars. To conserve energy […]