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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 […]
July 4, 2013

Ductless Mini Split Maintenance — Out of Sight, But Not Out of Mind

Ductless mini split systems can offer significant advantages in energy efficiency and comfort over traditional forced-air systems. However, reaping those benefits over the average 12- to 15-year lifespan of those systems requires that they be maintained regularly throughout that lifespan. Ductless mini split maintenance should be performed at least once a year by a qualified HVAC technician to ensure maximum system efficiency and reliability. Ductless mini split maintenance tasks that you can expect your HVAC professional to perform during an […]
July 2, 2013

If A/C Replacement Is a Must This Summer, Start Doing Your Research Now

You may be considering an A/C replacement if your current air conditioner has been malfunctioning or not keeping your home as cool as it used to. Of you may just want to switch out an old A/C for one that will save on your monthly energy bills while delivering superior cooling. If you’re considering an A/C replacement, make sure you begin the research process early. You don’t want to be stuck with an inferior or balky air conditioner just when […]
June 27, 2013

Tighten Up Your Georgia Home’s Efficiency With an Energy Audit

An energy audit, sometimes called an energy evaluation, is a procedure that allows a professional inspector to evaluate your home and pinpoint areas of energy loss and inefficiency. When you know where your home is leaking energy, you’ll know where to apply additional insulation, caulking, weatherstripping, or other energy-saving material. At the same time, you’ll find out where your home is already well sealed, which will prevent you from spending money on efficiency measures where they’re not needed. The auditor will […]