October 4, 2012

Helpful Tips For Choosing A Heating And Cooling Contractor

Your HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) systems are perhaps the most valuable and important investments under your roof. If you’re installing or repairing anything from a carbon-monoxide (CO) detector to a water heater or a high-efficiency heat pump, use these tips for choosing a heating and cooling contractor with whom you’ll be happy to do business for many years. Detail the job that you need done The first step is to write down what your current project, for which you’re hiring […]
October 2, 2012

Winterize Your Home, And Enjoy The Payoff

Preparing your home for winter ensures that you stay warm and comfortable no matter how low the temperatures fall. The time and effort that you spend to winterize your home can pay huge dividends, as far as conserving energy and reducing your utility bills, once the temperature begins dropping. Here are a few important tasks that you can perform to winterize your home and prepare it to withstand cold days and nights: Have a professional HVAC (heating, ventilation and air […]
September 27, 2012

Ductless Mini Splits: All The Advantages Of A Heat Pump, And More

Are you looking for a heating and cooling system that provides excellent efficiency ratings, versatile installation options and zoned heating and cooling to areas of your home where extending ducts isn’t a practical solution? Ductless mini splits may be your answer. Compact components The compact components of ductless mini splits make them an attractive option for remodels, room additions, sunrooms, and hard-to-reach areas. The outdoor unit of ductless mini splits connects to as many as four air handlers via a […]
September 25, 2012

Optimize Your Programmable Thermostat Settings For Savings

A programmable thermostat is a useful tool that can help you keep your energy use at a minimum by enabling you to establish when your HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) system turns on or off, based on the schedule of you and your loved ones. Knowing the basics of programmable thermostat settings will keep your home comfortable, help you conserve energy, and lower your utility bills. Programmable thermostats typically allow you to set multiple schedules to accommodate different times […]