lower energy costs

January 28, 2014

Don’t Let Heat Loss Turn Your Heating Efforts Upside Down

Heat loss in your Georgia home during the winter means you need to work your heating system harder, which results in higher energy costs. Fortunately, there are some fairly easy things you can do to reduce heat loss during these cold months. Insulate where possible. Improve the insulation of your home. Insulation is crucial to reduce heat loss through walls, ceilings and even the roof. In particular, adding insulation to your attic can greatly reduce your heating bill. Buy a blanket […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]