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March 16, 2017

Invest in Preventive Maintenance

If you want to cut your energy bills, look no further than preventive maintenance for your home’s heating and cooling system. Your HVAC system is one of the hardest working, complicated appliances for your home, and professional maintenance keeps it running as efficiently and dependably as possible.   Anything with as many functional parts as an HVAC system needs periodic cleaning, lubrication and adjustments to keep it performing as the manufacturer intended. It’s essential to change the air filter and […]
March 14, 2017

Tips for Detecting Air Leaks in Your House

In a perfect world, we’d all schedule professional energy audits regularly in our homes to find energy leaks. In the real world, however, a professional energy audit isn’t always within our budgets. So, we’re faced with the do-it-yourself route when it comes to correcting air leaks. Why Locate Leaks? The Department of Energy cites air leaks as the major source of energy losses in homes. Conditioned air escapes through air leaks, while unconditioned air finds its way inside, undermining our […]
March 9, 2017

Simple Tips to Help You Save Money and Conserve Water

Increased urbanization and periods of drought have put a strain on municipal water supplies nationwide. As a result, more and more groundwater has been pumped from local wells and aquifers, causing concerns about where future water supplies will come as cities grow. That’s why it behooves us all to conserve water at all times, both when rain seems plentiful as well as when drought restrictions apply.   When it comes to water conservation, Georgia gets a B from the Alliance […]
March 7, 2017

Heat Pump Ratings for Homeowners

The energy efficiency ratings that a heat pump has describe how well it uses electricity to move heat from one place to another. These remarkable HVAC appliances are one of the best kinds to use in this climate, where winters are relatively mild and summers hot. They differ from other heating and cooling systems in that they provide both heat and cooling simply by reversing the flow of refrigerant. The efficiency ratings that apply to heat pump include:   Cooling […]