peachtree city

July 23, 2013

After Your Home Energy Audit: Deciding on Your Efficiency Improvements

Congratulations – you’ve had a home energy audit done for your house; you conducted it yourself, or else paid a professional HVAC specialist who knows all the important diagnostics tests. You now have a list of things that must be fixed, and you’re no doubt wondering where to start and how to prioritize your pending home improvements. With the heat and humidity of a Georgia summer upon us, here are some suggestions that will help you decide how to begin: […]
July 18, 2013

With Ceiling Fans, Controlling Your Summertime Energy Costs Is a Breeze

Ceiling fans may be the easiest and most cost-effective cooling system you can have in your home. In rooms where they’re operating, they allow you to set your thermostat 3 or 4 degrees higher than you normally would and still feel comfortable. During milder days and nights, you might be able to get away with turning off your A/C entirely when your fans are operating. Ceiling fans provide a cooling effect for individuals underneath them, similar to the way a strong breeze makes […]
July 16, 2013

A Whole-House Dehumidifier: When Your Air Conditioner Can’t Do the Job All by Itself

During summer in Georgia, most of us rely on our air conditioning. While the steady flow of cold air can alleviate the sweltering waves of heat, sometimes it’s not enough. Air conditioners are designed to control temperature within your house, not necessarily humidity. As a result, you may end up with a house that feels damp or musty even when the A/C is running. If your home still feels clammy even with the air conditioning working, you might consider investing […]
July 11, 2013

Guarding Against Thermal Heat Gain in Your Peachtree City Home

Air conditioning cools your home by removing heat from the indoor air. In order to minimize your energy bills, you’ll want to limit the amount of heat that your A/C has to remove. There are a number of sources of thermal heat gain and a number of steps to take to lessen them. The number one source of thermal heat gain is sunlight. When it strikes your home’s roof, walls and windows, a portion of its energy is absorbed as […]