Energy saving

September 20, 2016

Saving Energy With Window Treatments for Your Home

Windows are a focal point of your Peachtree City home that add beauty and personality. Though, your windows are huge contributors to heat gain/loss that result in higher energy bills and greater HVAC wear. If you would like your home to be more energy efficient, but you don’t want unsightly windows, use these tips to see how the right window treatments can improve your home’s aesthetics and lower your energy bills. Visible Benefits Your home’s envelope consists of the materials […]
February 23, 2016

Don’t Fall for These 6 Myths About Energy Saving

Understanding a few common energy-saving myths will help you avoid energy waste and stay comfortable affordably during the cool winters and hot Peachtree City summers. Myth: Closing air registers in unused rooms saves energy. Truth: It’s one of the more persistent energy-saving myths, but closing registers doesn’t reduce your system’s energy use. Instead, it creates a pressure imbalance in your system that strains the components and can eventually damage them. Myth: Ceiling fans cool rooms. Truth: Fans don’t lower a […]
November 17, 2015

You Can Save Money by Resetting Your Programmable Thermostat

One thing that’s important to remember about programmable thermostats is that your programmed settings for one season aren’t going to work in another season. In other words, if you haven’t already done so, you should reset your programmable thermostat for the wintertime. Basically, the idea is to program “setbacks” in your programmable thermostat when the house is empty during the day and at night when everybody’s sleeping. If you do this on a consistent basis, your annual energy savings can […]
October 25, 2012

A Humidification System Will Keep You More Comfortable This Winter

As you get ready to heat your home in Fayette or Coweta County this winter, you might find that a humidification system is the perfect partner to your furnace. Humidity levels affect your health and how much you feel heat. If you use a humidification system to control the relative humidity in your home, you can enjoy greater comfort and savings. Humidity is moisture in the air, and relative humidity is the percentage of moisture compared to how much the […]