Peachtree

October 13, 2016

How to Understand the Energy Star Guidelines

There are many techniques for reducing household energy consumption, but the most reliable ways to cut energy usage and costs is with the products you use. The Energy Star program provides detailed information and guidelines for homeowners who want to invest in energy-efficient appliances, electronics, and other devices. Here’s a brief overview of the program’s guidelines and what you can expect from them. The Basis of the Energy Star Program The Energy Star program is a collaboration between the U.S. […]
November 19, 2013

A Ventilation System to Freshen the Air: Choose One That Offers These Benefits

To freshen the air in your Peachtree City area home, you should consider a mechanical ventilation system. A whole-house ventilation system offers an excellent way to maintain optimum indoor air quality all year round. There are four main types of mechanical ventilation systems available for installation in your Georgia home – exhaust, supply, balanced and energy recovery. Exhaust Ventilation This mechanical system is best used in homes with an open floor plan, where depressurization doesn’t pose a safety, health or structural […]
November 12, 2013

What Should Your New Water Heater Look Like and Do?

Gone are the days when water heaters were simple appliances that heated water and stored it in a tank until you needed it. Some of the new systems on the market, on-demand or tankless water heaters, do not even require a tank. With all the bells and whistles, selecting a new water heater may seem like a daunting task. Three of the main considerations when purchasing you new system should include: How do you prefer to power your new water […]
November 7, 2013

Programmable Thermostats: How They Work for Savings

Does your Peachtree City area home have a programmable thermostat? Programmable thermostats, if installed, programmed and operated properly, can save you big money on your home energy bills. However, for these units to work at their most cost-effective, it’s imperative to use them right. Many people think that turning thermostats down at night and up in the morning is a waste of energy. This commonly held opinion has been proven wrong by scientists as early as the 1970s. In fact, turning the […]