lower energy bills

December 6, 2016

Lower Energy Bills: A Helpful Gift to Yourself

While winter and the holiday season can sure put a hurt on your household budget, what with heating bills and increased use of other household utilities, there’s some good news for homeowners who want lower energy bills (basically everybody). Following are some easy and effective ways to lower energy bills as we move into the holidays:   Use your home’s thermostat wisely to avoid heating an empty house when nobody’s home. If it’s a programmable model, enter setbacks so the […]
August 4, 2015

How to Prevent Excessive Heat Gain in Your Home

When the outdoor temperature rises, your home’s cooling system has to work hard to keep things cool indoors. If you haven’t taken steps to prevent heat gain, your air conditioner must work even harder, and you’ll see the effects of this on your energy bills and your level of home comfort. Read on to learn more about this issue and how to prevent it in your home. What’s Heat Gain? Heat gain refers to the heat your home acquires through infiltration of hot air […]
June 16, 2015

Great Ways Businesses Can Conserve Energy This Summer

Running a business can be expensive. Amid all of your other costs, you also have constantly rising energy bills. With summer coming, your energy use can only be expected to grow. How can you conserve energy in your business this summer and save money in the process? Here are a few tips. Turn Off Equipment Use power strips for all your major appliances, and every night, turn off all non essential devices that don’t need continual power to function (computers, copiers, […]
February 10, 2015

Signs You Should Get Your A/C Ducts Cleaned

Your A/C ducts convey conditioned air through your HVAC system and living space. Recirculation of conditioned air generally occurs many times a day during peak season. The more efficient your ducts are designed and maintained, the greater comfort you’ll enjoy with lower energy bills. If your ducts haven’t been inspected or cleaned recently, keep reading so you can tell when you should get your A/C ducts cleaned. Signs Ducts Need Cleaning A/C ducts can become contaminated with dirt, debris, mold, vermin waste, pests and more. The […]