lower energy bill

July 5, 2016

Save Energy: Tips to Use This Summer

The summer climate in Peachtree City can mean big air conditioning expenses. But if you’re looking for ways to save money on cooling this summer, you don’t have to sacrifice your home comfort — try a few of these energy saving tips and stay cool while your energy use drops.   Change your A/C’s air filter. The filter in your home HVAC system is often overlooked, but it has a big effect on how efficiently your system really runs. And […]
January 28, 2016

Proper Attic Insulation Can Help Save You Energy

Many homeowners are unaware of the importance of adequate attic insulation. Inadequate insulation can be responsible for drafts, high utility bills and unexplained heat loss. Here is some basic information about attic insulation to help you understand how it can benefit your home. Insulation Types Rolls and batts are generally made from rock wool or fiberglass. Their flexibility makes them practical for placing between attic or floor joists and between wall studs. Loose-fill insulation is a type of attic insulation […]
January 21, 2016

A Zoning System Can Save You Energy and Money

In the average household, heating and cooling accounts for approximately 40 percent of total annual energy consumption. If you currently have a single-zone HVAC system with one thermostat to control your furnace, heat pump or air conditioner, installing a zoning system can help you save energy and lower your annual operating costs. How Zoned Systems Work Zoned systems use motorized ductwork dampers to divide a home into multiple independent sections or zones. Each zone has a thermostat that’s wired to […]
January 12, 2016

Tight Ducts are Important for Keeping Heat Inside Your Home

How tight are your HVAC ducts? If you’re among the majority of homeowners, you probably don’t know the answer. Ductwork is usually out of sight, in an attic, a wall or a crawl space and can be difficult to reach and evaluate. Tight ducts are essential for efficiently heating a home, so your ductwork should be inspected and repaired, if necessary, every few years. How Ductwork Deteriorates The ductwork installed in a new home is usually not the best quality, […]