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April 23, 2015

Got Chills? Make Sure Your Home Is Properly Weatherized

If your home gets chilly, you should ensure your home is properly weatherized. A weatherized home remains quite comfortable on any day. Here are some ways you can weatherize your Peachtree City home: Add caulk around any opening in your home’s exterior structure, starting with doors and window frames. You need to make sure any openings around the frame are sealed with caulk. Exterior openings, like dryer vents, electrical outlets, water spigots and air conditioning hoses, should also be sealed. Install weatherstripping […]
February 26, 2015

Top Reasons to Invest in Preventative HVAC Maintenance

What’s the best way to get the most life out of your heating and cooling equipment? The answer is preventative HVAC maintenance. A simple investment of time and money can keep your home comfortable and your equipment costs to a minimum. Here are a few of the top reasons why you need to invest in preventive maintenance for your HVAC system: Maintenance costs are small in comparison to replacement costs. Let’s say you spend $250 or $300 a year on […]
July 22, 2014

Having an Energy Star HVAC System Will Make a Difference in Your Savings

If high cooling bills and air conditioning repair costs are mounting, consider an Energy Star HVAC system for your home. HVAC systems that earn this U.S. EPA’s label have proven they’re more efficient than other kinds, and given the high cooling demand in the Peachtree area, more than make up for their higher costs in long term energy savings. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) estimates that half the energy consumption in the typical home goes toward keeping it comfortable. A system […]
July 1, 2014

Functional Flora — Landscaping and Your HVAC Working Together

New landscaping concerns come with each new season and year, but you may be surprised at how much your choices can affect your energy budget. Landscaping and your HVAC system share an ecology that can have surprising relationships. As you consider planning your lawn and garden for the summer, you may consider a few helpful hints about plants you can include to bring down energy costs. Trees Trees are often used as a way to provide shade in areas like Peachtree […]