energy costs

August 9, 2011

Welcome To Powers Heating And Air’s New Home Comfort Blog!

In our line of work, we get the opportunity to be a valuable resource for local residents who want to save money on utility bills and be comfortable in their homes. We work hard to provide cost-effective solutions to HVAC problems and like sharing that information with our neighbors here in the Peachtree City area. That’s why we’ve decided to start a blog providing professional advice on home heating and cooling issues plus useful energy-efficiency tips right here online. Ever wonder why your […]
August 25, 2011

Preventive Maintenance Plans Save You Money And Keep Systems Running Smoothly

Are preventative maintenance plans for your HVAC system worth the money? Just ask anyone in your neighborhood whose air conditioner failed in the past month or two. Georgia in the summer is not the sort of place where you can just open a couple of windows to keep cool. Regular maintenance by trained technicians can detect weak areas in your system, or fix minor problems before those problems become major. Beyond changing the filters – an important task that most folks do […]
September 15, 2011

Button Up Your Home For The Nippy Weather Ahead

Before winter hits Georgia, it’s important to make sure that your home is ready to keep out the cold weather that will be coming with it. Here are some useful tips that will help keep you and your family warm all winter long while also keeping your heating costs down. Add insulation. Make sure your walls have sufficient insulation between them and that your attic floor and basement ceiling are covered. Run fans in reverse. Setting a ceiling fan to run […]
May 31, 2012

The DIY Energy Audit: A Saturday Project That Can Yield Lasting Savings

There’s no bad time to make your home more efficient, but with summer on the way, Georgia residents have a particularly good opportunity to start saving before hot weather hits. A good first step is a do-it-yourself energy audit, a simple but thorough check of the key areas in your home to see where you can save. There are several areas a homeowner can check themselves when they’re conducting an energy audit. Below are a handful of issues to look […]