high efficiency

September 27, 2011

HSPF: A Rating To Weigh When You’re Going To A Heat Pump System

A heat pump system can be a very efficient way to keep your Georgia home warm in the winter and cool in the summer. Besides requiring only one system to perform the work of both an air conditioner and furnace, heat pumps typically require less energy input to provide the same comfort levels inside your home. The biggest potential energy savings comes when the pump is in heating mode. This is because heap pumps do not really create heat; they […]
January 5, 2012

Types Of Insulation: Do You Know Which One’s Right For Your Project?

When you’re upgrading your home’s insulation, there are several factors you should consider, including the efficiency of the insulation you need. It’s also important to choose insulation suitable for the location you’ll be working on, as there are multiple types of insulation. Insulation is made from multiple types of materials, and has a variety of thicknesses and applications. Here are several types of insulation and where they work best: Unfinished walls, ceilings and floors If you’re tackling a new space […]
April 10, 2012

Drive Your Heat-Pump System ROI Up With These Performance-Enhancing Tips

A heat-pump system can be one of the most efficient ways to heat and cool your home and you can get more efficiency from it as long as the parts are functioning properly. A heat pump uses refrigerant to both heat and cool your home and a blower to send the air through the ducts that connect all the conditioned spaces in your home. Refrigerant The level of your refrigerant should be within a few ounces of the manufacturer’s specifications. […]
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 […]