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April 16, 2013

Solar Performance Factors: Include These In The Planning Process

If you are thinking about installing photovoltaic panels on your Georgia home, it’s important to understand the different factors that can influence the solar performance and output. Modern solar arrays are lightweight, have no moving parts, use highly reliable solid state electronics and, best of all, can give us significant energy savings. However, there are other performance factors that you should consider when planning a new installation and comparing specifications.   Power output: This is the maximum amount of power […]
April 11, 2013

The Home Heating Bill: Use It To Improve Energy Costs

Every month, it’s likely that you receive a gas bill in the mail. In the spring, it gradually decreases to light summertime levels when you’re not using your furnace. Then, in the fall it begins fattening up, until you get to winter when it feeds off your household budget for several months. Learning how to read your home heating bill can go a long way toward lowering your energy costs during the cold months when your furnace is working for much of […]
April 9, 2013

A Whole-House Humidifier Improves Indoor Comfort

With winter making a rapid retreat, you can say goodbye to dry indoor air. However, if you survived this past winter without a whole-house humidifier to add moisture to your indoor air, you should probably give thought to upgrading to one of these comfort-providing, energy-saving devices before next winter comes around. During the winter months, without indoor humidification, homes in Georgia can become extremely dry. When we raise the temperature on the thermostat, our homes become warmer, as well as […]
April 4, 2013

Choosing An Air Cleaner? Consider The Available Types First

If you or anyone in your family suffers from allergies or asthma, choosing an air cleaner is an important step in improving the air quality of your home. According to the Mayo Clinic, an air cleaner will help to remove dust, debris, pollen and secondhand smoke, if there are smokers in your home. Before you start choosing an air cleaner for your Georgia home, it’s important to understand the types available. Many homeowners choose among a variety of air filters […]