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June 18, 2015

Increase Your Home’s Energy Efficiency With Professional Duct Maintenance

An effective energy efficiency strategy should involve all home systems. A home’s cooling, heating, lighting and building envelope generally get a lot of attention. Aerators and low-flow shower heads are popular features, too. For maximum energy savings and comfort, though, it’s important to go behind the scenes with professional duct maintenance. Benefits of Duct Maintenance Ducts are generally located out of sight in the basement or attic, which means they’re easy to forget about. Ignoring the air ducts results in up to 20 […]
June 23, 2015

Reasons Why Your Peachtree City A/C Is Blowing Hot Air

When you turn on the A/C in your Peachtree City home, the last thing you want is hot air blowing from the vents. Air conditioners are complex machines, and there could be many reasons why your A/C is blowing hot air. Just like your car, they need regular service and maintenance like changing the filters and checking the drain lines.  If you want to try troubleshooting the issue before calling your HVAC contractor, here are a few places to start. […]
June 25, 2015

Setting Your Thermostat: Is Fan On or Auto Best?

Setting your thermostat fan control can be somewhat confusing. Is it better to leave the fan “on” or set it on “auto?” Leaving the fan in the on position and operating continuously may seem logical to increase comfort and reduce A/C energy consumption, but it can actually erode comfort and cost more in the long run. Learning the purpose of each setting and its pros and cons can help clarify which option is best. Auto Setting When the fan is […]
June 30, 2015

Maximize Your Home’s Energy Efficiency and Savings With a Programmable Thermostat

Can informed use of a programmable thermostat make a difference in energy costs? Nearly 10 percent of the total energy consumption of the U.S. is controlled by cumulative settings on residential cooling and heating thermostats. However, surveys show many people aren’t reaping the 5 to 15 percent energy savings the Department of Energy says they could be, simply because they aren’t utilizing the device correctly or fully. Programming Types First, you need to determine the type of programmable thermostat you need. The […]