Energy Star program

October 13, 2016

How to Understand the Energy Star Guidelines

There are many techniques for reducing household energy consumption, but the most reliable ways to cut energy usage and costs is with the products you use. The Energy Star program provides detailed information and guidelines for homeowners who want to invest in energy-efficient appliances, electronics, and other devices. Here’s a brief overview of the program’s guidelines and what you can expect from them. The Basis of the Energy Star Program The Energy Star program is a collaboration between the U.S. […]
May 6, 2014

10 Pointers on Finding a Reputable HVAC Professional

Phone book ads and online searches yield lots of HVAC company names. But if you cast your fishing line into that unknown pool of contractors, you may catch a stinker. Finding a reputable HVAC professional doesn’t have to be a daunting task. You can weed out unscrupulous contractors by knowing which credentials to look for and what questions to ask. The federal Energy Star program offers consumers these 10 pointers to follow when hiring an HVAC contractor:   Do a little homework. Educate yourself about Georgia’s […]
November 13, 2012

Boost Whole-House Energy Efficiency In Your Georgia Home With Air Sealing

When you are trying to cut energy costs in your Peachtree City-area home, looking at your whole-house energy efficiency can help. Think of your home’s energy efficiency like a metal chain. The chain is only as strong as its weakest link, and your home is only as efficient as each individual part. So what is whole-home energy efficiency? It is the process of taking all the parts of your home that contribute to efficiency, including the HVAC (heating, ventilation and […]