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August 6, 2015

Here’s Why You Should Look for HVAC Products With the Energy Star Logo

The federal Energy Star program, which is administered by the Environmental Protection Agency, recognizes products that are designed to be significantly more efficient than competing products with similar features, reducing energy usage and operating costs. Products that meet these specifications display the Energy Star logo, and choosing an Energy Star-qualified HVAC system has several advantages. Lower Operating Costs Choosing a cooling or heating system that features the Energy Star logo will reduce cooling or heating costs significantly. The average Energy […]
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 […]
July 30, 2015

Do You Know About the 3 Types of Heating and Cooling Loads?

To handle the Peachtree City summer heat and winter chill efficiently, your cooling and heating equipment must be correctly sized. This requires your technician to accurately calculate your home’s heating and cooling loads. A “load” is the amount of heat energy that has to be removed from or added to a space to keep it at a comfortable temperature. There are three types of loads. Design Load This refers to the home’s heating and cooling loads during the weather conditions […]
July 28, 2015

Easy Ways to Conserve Energy While You’re On Vacation

If you’re planning a vacation to escape the Peachtree City heat for a while, you already know you won’t be using as much air conditioning while you’re gone. By taking a few more steps to conserve energy while on vacation, you can make a real dent in your utility bills this summer. Make Smart Cooling Choices Whether or not you should leave your air conditioner on or off depends on the length of your vacation. If you’re going on a […]