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July 24, 2018

How to Spot an Overworked HVAC System

Your HVAC system needs to work properly in order to keep your home cool all summer long. If it works too much, though, you might end up needing costly repairs or a replacement. Make sure that you’re familiar with the signs of an overworked HVAC system, so you can get prompt service if needed.   Higher Energy Bills   You can expect your energy bills to go up during the summer months, since your HVAC system uses a substantial amount […]
March 13, 2018

Positives and Negatives of Using Solar Power

If you want to save money on your home’s heating and cooling energy costs and reduce your carbon footprint, switching to solar power may be the answer. Going solar offers some distinct advantages, including: Long-term energy savings. A properly-sized solar energy system has a expected lifespan of 25—30 years and can provide up to 84 percent of your household’s annual electricity needs, so you can expect to see significant, long-term savings on your monthly power bills. Enhanced home value. Having […]
January 4, 2018

5 HVAC Resolutions to Adopt

If you’re like most people, you come up with New Year’s resolutions every year. Some you stick with and some you don’t. But you’d likely follow through on a resolution if you knew it would result in significant savings. That’s exactly the case with HVAC resolutions.   Follow these recommendations and see meaningful reductions in your heating and cooling bills in 2018. Commit to checking your furnace (or A/C) filter at least once a month during high-uses seasons like winter […]
July 25, 2017

Common Energy Myths You Should Know

It’s not surprising that energy myths continue to spread through the public’s knowledge about their homes. These myths are based in the desire to better understand their home’s essential systems and how to save money.   However prevalent, these practices and situations have no basis in reality:   Not changing the thermostat saves money. If you’re going to be away, it will save energy to raise or lower the temperature, depending on the season. Unless your HVAC system is inadequate […]